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good morning. war of words. president obama and house speaker john boehner clash in duelling primetime speeches over debt crisis. >> this is no way to run the greatest country on earth. >> the sad truth is the president wanted a blank check six months ago. he wants a blank check today. >> which side will blink first with the deadline now just one week away? closer to freedom? forensic experts slam the evidence used to find amanda knox guilty of murder offers the family new hope that the conviction will be overturned. this morning, amanda's mother who just met with her daughter speaks out.
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and lucky lucy. a 6-year-old girl who nearly lost her leg to a shark attack in just 18 inches of water talks about the horrific ordeal for the first time today, tuesday, july 26, 2011. captions paid for by nbc-universal television and welcome to "today" on this tuesday morning. i'm ann curry. >> and i'm matt lauer. boy, it's interesting to watch these two speeches in primetime last night. the president went first and delivered a tough message at the white house. he warned americans of an impending economic crisis if congress fails to pass a comprehensive budget deal in only seven days. and, of course, he pointed the finger of blame directly at the republicans. >> they describe what's happening in washington as a partisan three-ring circus.
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speaker boehner fired back saying even when a deal is within reach, the president, he said, would not take yes for an answer. the latest report live from washington ahead. also, where does the case against dominique strauss kan go from here now that his accuser has spoken out. she said she wanted to defend her side of the story, but did she do more harm than good to her credibility? we'll have details on that as well. also this morning, this year that charlie sheen has had from getting fired from his popular sitcom to the very public and unusual outburst. >> what was it like for denise richards, his ex-wife and mother of his two daughters to watch that all unfold. she'll be here to talk about that. her marriage to sheen, and her new memoir. but we begin this morning with the debt showdown in washington. nbc's christian welker is live at the white house with more. good morning. good morning to you, ann. well, with that deadline looming, there's really a heightened sense of urgency to get something done here at the white house and on capitol hill.
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this after a night of political theater in which both sides still seem as far apart as ever. >> tonight i want to talk about the debate we've been having in washington. >> reporter: for only the seventh time in his presidency, mr. obama delivered a primetime speech painting a dire picture of what will happen if congress doesn't raise the debt ceiling by next week. >> interest rates would skyrocket on credit cards, mortgages, and on car loans, which amounts to a huge tax hike on the american people. >> reporter: despite weeks of partisan wrangling, the president still pushed for a balanced approach, cut spending, and raise tax revenue. >> the only reason this balanced approach isn't on its way to becoming law right now is because a significant number of republicans in congress are insisting on a different approach. a cuts-only approach. an approach that doesn't ask the wealthiest americans or biggest corporations to contribute
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anything at all. >> reporter: with time running out, the president called for compromise. >> i'm john boehner. >> reporter: but two minutes after the president spoke, house speaker john boehner gave his side. >> the sad truth is that the president wanted a blank check six months ago and he wants a blank check today. this is just not going to happen. >> reporter: boehner seemed to reject all talk of compromise, backing a house gop plan that's a two-step approach. first, slash spending by $1.2 trillion and raise the debt limit. then, revisit the issue next year before the 2012 election. >> obviously, that bill can and will pass the senate and be sent to the president for signature. and if the president signs it, the crisis atmosphere that he has created will simply disappear. >> reporter: earlier, the president did endorse a plan put forward by senate majority leader harry reid which would raise the debt limit to 2013 after the election. it calls for $2.7 trillion in spending cuts. but boehner said, that's not the
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answer. >> the solution to this crisis is not complicated. if you're spending more money than you're taking in, you need to spend less of it. >> reporter: monday night, the president urged viewers to call congress to push for his approach before it's too late. >> if you want a balanced approach to reducing the deficit, let your member of congress know. >> this debate isn't about president obama and the house republicans. it isn't about congress and the white house. it's about what's standing between the american people and the future we seek for ourselves and our families. >> reporter: it's a dangerous game that we've never played before. and we can't afford to play it now. >> reporte >> in washington, more spending and more debt is business as usual. i've got news for washington -- those days are over. >> reporter: looks like speaker boehner's plan will be voted in likely as early as tomorrow. one more interesting note, despite the fact the president has been calling for a balanced
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approach to spending cuts and new tax revenues, neither the house nor senate plan includes new revenues. ann? >> thank you. jim cramer is the host of "mad money" on cbs. chuck todd is nbc's chief white house correspondent and political director. good morning to both of you. >> good morning. >> good morning. >> this wasn't a speech to soothe the american public. what did the president hope to gain? >> oh i think what the president hoped to gain was try to create a new sense of urgency to see if there's a chance to put the big deal back together that he and speaker boehner were close to having this deal last week. but in many ways, this speech was almost oh post mortem, almost setting up the blame game for the fact that no big deal is going to happen. and no matter what happens here at the end of the day, the debt ceiling is going to go up. but nobody is going to be happy about the deal. i can tell you this, ann, i had a bunch of democrats that said to me, would have been a good speech to give two weeks ago. >> i know that he called for public activism, so much so that
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we hear the capitol hill websites were crashing last night because so many people were trying to e-mail their representatives. it looks like he spooked main street, jim? will he spook also wall street? >> no, not at all. wall street is calm. the markets are looking good today. we had a blip down in the indicators between 9:0 and about 9:20. they came right back. no one is buying the panic, the sky-rocketing interest rates scenario. >> that said, hedge funds are preparing for default. >> there's a possibility we could default. it would be a short term. i'm urging people to stay the course. we have to remember that we've had ups and downs every time since 1776, this will be no different. and i urge people not to panic despite the president's call for things that would normally panic people. >> chuck, i want to ask you this -- both sides have agreed to deep cuts. >> mm-hmm. >> is it fair to say that the big disagreement is on tax increases for the wealthy, specifically people earning more
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than $250,000 a year? >> well, there's two parts of the disagreement. yes, that was the -- that was the big disagreement at the end of when speaker boehner walked away from the talks last friday, right? that was the sticking point which was this extra part of revenues. but there was some -- they've come to an agreement on some tax revenues going up. on taxes going up as you lower rates and do the tax code. the current sticking point, the big difference between the read a -- reid and the boehner plan that's sitting in front of us today is the issue of another debt ceiling vote in nine months. that's another point to the president's speech he was trying to make is, hey, this is not good for the economy to have this hanging over us for another nine months. >> okay, so bottom line, is it too late to reach a deal by august 2? you want to take it first, jim? >> first of all, i think august 2 is not going to be a important date. you can manufacture dates, those bills will get paid. the idea that interest rates will skyrocketing, mortgages and
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harder to go to college, it's not going to happen. >> what's your take? >> i have talked to some house republicans who say in order to get some of their folks onboard on something that is a big deal that would include tax hikes, they would have to see the default. and that's the issue here. and so that is -- that might explain why there's -- if you look at the president's strategy here, it's like, look, if you see a default and you see these possibilities, maybe they'll come to the table for a bigger deal. >> chuck todd, jim cramer. thank you so much. chuck, by the way, i haven't seen you look this sleepy. i want to thank you for getting up earl will i y in the morning. you look like you were up late watching a speech. >> ouch. >> i'm trying to give you a little face there at 7:09. >> she means that in the best possible way. >> yeah, thanks, matt. >> all right, ann, thank you. new details are emerging this morning about the moon who
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admitted to carrying out the terror attacks in norway. martin fletcher is in oslo, norway. good morning to you. >> norway is in mourning. people in disbelief that one of their own could have carried out the massacre. more details are emerging about the man who says he did it. >> reporter: the self-admitted killer warned norway in court there are two more terror cells. police said they don't believe him. at first he said he did it alone, but they're investigating as more chilling details emerged from survivors. >> no emotion. so close, so calm. could clearly see he was trained for this. >> more details about breivik too.
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photos show him partying with girls, a school boy, and on the internet as a hunter. his father spoke saying breivik's parents divorced when he was 1 or 2. father and son haven't been in touch for 16 years. no human being can do such a thing. my son, he said, should kill himself. the proun prince's step brother was killed, an off duty policeman pushed his 10-year-old son to safety before he was shot dead. after investigating possible more terrorists, there's concern about the performance of the police. after friday's dismal performance, critics say more keystone cops than s.w.a.t. team. >> i think they should -- >> first news of the shooting came from desperate phone calls by terrified teenagers. it took the police 90 minutes to get there -- the problems, no helicopter available in the
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norwegian capital. so the s.w.a.t. team drove by road, 30 miles in 28 minutes. they couldn't find a boat. when they did, they were so overweight, they had to bail water all the way. but as soon as they arrived, the gunman surrendered. the police question is critical for europe because most police resources have been directed to preventing possible terrorist attacks by radical muslims. now they have to switch gears and be ready for attacks by white racists too. matt? >> martin, thank you very much. to the rest of the top stories. for that, we turn to natalie morales at the newsdesk. hey, natalie. >> good morning. good morning, everyone. a private funeral is held for singer amy winehouse as fans and visitors continue to pay their respects to the singer at a makeshift memorial set outside of her london home. autopsy results on monday were inconclusive. however, toxicology tests are being done that could take weeks before a cause of death is
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determined. no break for air travelers who thought a congressional stalemate would spare them for paying taxes on tickets. several federal taxes on tickets expired over the weekend after lawmakers failed to pass legislation to keep the faa running at full speed. so instead of passing the savings now on to fliers, many airlines are choosing to raise base fares instead. the cash-strapped u.s. postal service is considering shutting down more than 3500 local branches many in rural areas. last year, the government agency lost $8 billion. the death toll is rising from the train collision in china over the weekend. at least 39 people were killed, including two americans. china now opened the investigation to the safety of its railways. an a confirmation hearing for army general martin dempsey, president obama's nominee for the chairman of joint chiefs of staff for replacing admiral mike mullen who's retiring. and football fans, you don't have to worry any longer, the lockout officially ended on
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monday with the nfl players' association agreeing to a new contract. the nfl owners had approved the deal last week. al, football night in america. it's back, it's on. >> there you go. >> all right. >> great anticipation. natalie, thanks very much. >> will et's turn to the aforementioned al for a look at the weather. >> i like that, the aforementioned. thanks so much. we have some more aforementioned strong storms about, especially in norp theron new york state and parts of new england. risks of heavy winds and damaging hail as well. rainfall amounts, about an inch to an inch and a half in some northern parts. with ear looking we're looking at a strong risk of storms in the border. possibility of tornadoes, rainfall amounts anywhere from 3 to 5 inches of rain here's what's happening in your neck of the woods. >> good morning to you. we've got a nice looking day ahead of us. 72 for oakland.
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79 concord. 84 in fairfield. 65 in the city of san francisco. if you have been enjoying this cooldown it's not going to last that much longer. one more day of below average temperatures, then the 90s back on the temperature map as we head through thursday, friday, and into the weekend. hope you have a fantastic day. >> and that's your latest weather. amanda knox has received a major boost in the appeal of her murder conviction in italy. in court on monday experts slammed the forensics used to find knox guilty of killing her roommate. keith miller has followed this case from the beginning. he was in perugia with details. >> reporter: amanda knox is in prison locked up here but monday in court the experts said that more than 50 breaches of international forensic proet controls were carried out by the first forensic scientists and
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that is also, by the way, the justice department follows this very closely. it was not an episode of "csi" but rather italian police bundling the evidence at the scene of the crime. police procedures projected on to a screen drew an audible gasp from the packed courtroom. >> i think there was some surprise and amusement from some people in court as to the bungled initial police operation. >> reporter: a crucial piece of evidence was dropped on the floor to be photographed. then lost. only to be retrieved 46 days later. video like this showed officers walking unsupervised through the crime scene. one officer handled evidence with dirty gloves. all this and more led independent forensic scientists appointed by the court to label the prosecution's dna evidence as contaminated and unreliable.
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amanda knox showed no reaction but her defense team felt she finally had her day in court. >> we were not surprised because we knew that many of the scientific evidence were not reliable, that the proet control was not respected. >> reporter: the most damaging testimony to the prosecution's case concerned the alleged murder weapon, the knife retrieved from knox's boyfriend's apartment did not, in the view of the scientists, have any dna material from the victim on the blade. as the prosecution had insisted. there was a frenzy outside the courtroom, but the lead prosecutor in the first trial had no comment. the appeals judge scheduled the next hearing for saturday, allowing the prosecution to rebut this latest testimony. matt? >> keith miller, thank you very much. amanda knox' mother edda mellas is also in perugia.
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>> good morning, matt. >> you just left amanda. you just paid her a visit. talk to me about the time you spent together. >> well, it was our regular, you know, hour visit. we talked a lot about what happened in court today or yesterday and how she was feeling. and, you know, her first response was, well, i'm still in -- i'm still in here. however, she understands that yesterday was a really good day for her, a really positive day and finally, you know, independents are recognizing that everything we've said from the beginning is true. >> talk to me a little bit about that confidence because i know as a mother you want her to have that sense of hope, but you also have to guard against irrational hope because it would be a devastating fall if things don't go her way. >> right. that's exactly what happened in the first trial when there was really nothing there that connected her to the crime, but she was still found guilty. that's why her first response is, well, i'm still here. so she knows that it's not over
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until she actually walks out of there. but she recognizes that yesterday was a really good step in moving toward getting her out of there. >> you know we were doing some research and we saw an interesting statistic, edda, that a staggering number, almost half of italy's convictions are overturned on appeal. having said that, can you gauge amanda's confidence level and what about the confidence level of her legal team? >> well, i think her lawyers are feeling more and more optimistic. i think this is the most optimistic i've seen them so far. but we're all, you know, really cautious about how hopeful we get. like you said, it's a big let down when it doesn't go the right way. but the italians have always told us to have hope and to have strength and to wait because mistakes like this do get fixed in the appeal process a lot. >> do you allow yourself or have you allowed yourself to start to think about the day that perhaps amanda would be released and come back home?
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>> yeah, we even talked a little bit with amanda about what to do when she comes home. you know, we're not putting a date on that, but we're all talking more about what we're going to do when she comes home, absolutely. >> how would you imagine she could go about rebuilding her life? there are no winners here when it comes down to it because we have a young lady deceased and your daughter who has been in jail for about four years. how would she go about rebuilding her life? >> i think, you know, she first just wants to come home and reconnect with the family, just kind of relax and get used to being out. and then really -- she talked a lot today about organizing her life, taking a look at everything that's happened to her. she's going to process this by writing. that's the way she just deals with things. and so she's already talking about how to figure out how to put it all down so that she can kind of just let go of everything that's happened to her. >> and if this doesn't go her way and she fails on appeal, are there other routes available?
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>> absolutely. there's a third level of appeal here in italy. we will definitely do that. if we need to, the level of that is to go to the european union. we won't stop fighting until she's out of there. >> edda mellas, thanks for spending time with us this morning. we appreciate it. >> thank you, matt. just ahead, the 6-year-old girl who was attacked by a shark in only 18 inches of water in north carolina speaks out for the first time. we'll talk to her and her parents, but first, this is "today" on nbc. these sweet honey clustery things have fiber? fiber one. almost tastes like one of jack's cereals. uh, forgot jack's cereal. [ jack ] what's for breakfast? uh, try the number one!
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out safely last night. but police believe the shooters may have actually been guarding a marijuana grow operation when they fired at him. park police say they may launch a helicopter this morning to help them look for evidence. fortunately, that officer was okay. that's the latest. live mere moraga. back to you. >> thank you very much. now i want to get updated when it comes to the morning commute. let's check with mike. >> we'll look at our maps and maybe a couple of live shots. toward 101, showing a slowdown. that's 70, then slowing, the 32 mark between 680 and 880. this is the zone that had the change. slowing through downtown for 280 northbound from about 87 out of downtown all the way up to saratoga where 61 shows speeds back up through this area. we're going to jump up to livermore for slowing westbound at 28 minutes slowing toward vasco road.
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a disabled vehicle on the side at vasco causing slowing heading through this area. we'll look at sunol, 680, a little slow at the bottom of the screen. you can barely make out the tops of the cars. slow toward the express lane. then things sort out. i wanted to show the low clouds and the metering lights or on. >> hopefully that fog is going to clear out hoping for nice temperatures.
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7:30 now on a tuesday morning, 26th day of july. a look at a view from the top of the rock, looking south over lower manhattan, now at street level. people are gathered here on a morn that is a little cooler than we've seen over the last couple of days. we're thankful for that. we'll get outside in just a little while. meanwhile, inside studio 1-a, i'm matt lauer along with ann curry. a 6-year-old little girl attacked by a shark in north carolina just last week. she nearly lost her leg.
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this morning she will open up about her terrifying day at the deech. also ahead this morning, unusual decision by the accuser in the dominique strauss-kahn case to come forward and speak out. will it help or hurt her case and her credibility? we're going to get details on that coming up. also, we're going to catch up with actress denise richards. she is a busy mom of three having recently adopted another baby. she will talk about her memoir including her marriage to charlie sheen and what was going through her mind as that whole tiger blood winning thing was playing out earlier this year. let's begin with that shark attack victim in north carolina and how she's doing now. we're going to talk to her and her parents in just a moment, but first, nbc is in greenville, north carolina, with the latest this morning. lillia, good morning. >> good morning to you, ann. and wildlife experts say shark attacks are extremely rare but
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here in north carolina there have been five since last summer and now we're finally learning more about the latest young victim of this powerful predator. this is 6-year-old lucy, one week ago she was in shallow waters in ocracoke island in north carolina when disaster struck. she was floating on her boogie board in a foot and a half of water when a shark struck from behind and bit her twice. >> i did not like what i saw. it really tore me up. >> reporter: lucy seen here with her family needed so many stitches doctors lost count. seven days later things are looking up. >> she could have certainly lost her leg with this type of energy. >> reporter: this shark attack is the second in the waters in north carolina in less than a month. according to the university of florida's international shark attack file, north carolina comes in fifth in shark attacks after florida, hawaii, california and south carolina. that database shows in 2010 there were 79 confirmed cases of
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unprovoked shark attacks in the world. there were 63 the previous year. isaf researchers concluded the growth in the shark attack numbers does not necessarily mean that there is an increase in the rate of shark attacks, rather, it most likely is reflective of the ever-increasing amount of time spent in the sea by humans, which increases the odds of interaction. experts agree sharks rarely go after humans and say most attacks are often preventable. >> in the hours of dusk and dawn you shouldn't be in the water. if you have a water environment with low or cloudy visibility, you want to stay out of the water. >> reporter: as for lucy, she told her parents in the hospital, i hate sharks. i like dolphins way better. lucy's doctors say she should be able to walk, run, and play in just about six to eight weeks. ann? >> all right that is good news. thank you so much. and lucy is now joining us along with her parents, craig and jordan. good morning to all of you.
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>> good morning. >> it's hard to believe that this happened in just 18 inches of water. jordan, you know, you're doing all the right things. you've got four kids. you're at the beach. you're near them. they're in shallow water. what did you see happen? >> first, i heard lucy screaming, and so i immediately turned to -- towards her. i was standing in water, so i ran to her. i didn't need to swim. and i saw the shark, which was alongside her, facing out towards the ocean. and i saw the fin, the tail of the shark and the middle body of the shark. and as i went over to her, i immediately discovered that her leg had been bitten. >> and her injuries, we now know were pretty severe. we now know she suffered a 90% muscle tear and 90% tendon tear,
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severed artery. what did you do? >> well, i knew that this -- what i was seeing was not supposed to be seen and i put pressure and covered it up with my hands as well as i could. i was still in the water at that point. as soon as i saw her i began yelling for craig, who was not too far away. and he came running over and we both knew right away that this was -- this was pretty severe. >> craig, you're actually an emergency room doctor. and it sounds like your wife did exactly the right thing, putting pressure on it. what was your sense when you looked at the wound about how close lucy was to losing her leg? >> well, i knew right away that it was a very significant injury. and, yeah, jordan did the right thing. went back to the boy scouts and just held direct pressure and did a great job. and i just -- we knew right away that this was something that was
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going to require some extensive surgery and some reconstruction. i didn't know exactly the extent of the wound. i just knew when i looked at it that it was pretty significant. >> and so she was medevaced out. what kind of surgeries has she had to undergo, and i understand the prognosis is good? >> yeah, the prognosis is great. it's going to take some time with some physical therapy, but she's going to be back and running and playing like she should, hopefully sooner than later. but, yeah, we're very pleased with what -- with the prognosis at this point. >> jordan, i understand that you explained to lucy that the shark mistook her for an animal. what did lucy say to that? >> actually last night we were chatting about it, and she said, i don't care that the shark bit me. i forgive him. and i think that we talked enough about it that this is a mistake. the shark didn't want to eat
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her, and that's why he just bit and left it there and swam away. >> will you do me a favor and ask lucy why she forgave the shark? why she's not mad at the shark? >> why did you forgive the shark? are you mad at that shark? did you forgive that shark? >> why did you forgive him? >> it's been a long morning. >> when the shark finds a mailbox he's going to send her a letter of apology. >> 6 years old and at 7:37 in the morning. she's recovering. i don't blame her at all. thank you so much, lucy, craig, and jordan. good luck to you. can't wait to see her running again. >> thank you. >> all right. >> thank you very much. >> you bet. you bet. and now let's get a check of the weather from al. >> today's weather is brought to you by chevy, every model is backed by 100,000 mile, five-year power it train limite
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savannah guthrie is today's legal correspondent. savannah, good morning. >> good morning. >> the accuser in this case speaks out saying she wants to protect her side of the story. her lawyer gave a 20-minute news conference, talking about the events of that day. and some have started to question whether he has acted ethically at this stage of the case. there's a code of conduct for lawyers. rule 3.6a says a lawyer shall not make extra judicial statement or an extrajudicial statement that the lawyer knows or reasonably should know will have a substantial likelihood of materially prejudicing and adjudicative proceeding in the matter. basically you should not speak out and negatively influence a case at this stage. did he break that ethical rule? >> defense lawyers for dominique strauss-kahn came out and said this breach's lawyer's ethics, the rule you just read. it's always a gray area because defense lawyer is permitted to speak out on behalf of his
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client. and, in fact, that same rule you cite has what you could call a safe harbor provision, that says a lawyer may make a statement that a reasonable lawyer would believe is required to protect the client from the substantial undue prejudicial effect of recent publicity. >> there's been a lot of that. >> there has. the prosecutors have had to say in open court they have serious questions about the accuser's credibility so i think the defense lawyer should argue i had no choice but to put my client out there. >> she granted a series of interviews and they will be heard by the public. it occurs to me the person she wants to hear that interview more than anyone is the district attorney in this case who is under pressure to drop it because after you hear the details of what she says happened in that hotel room, isn't it going to be very hard for him to stand up and say, we're dropping the case? >> it's very odd circumstances, extremely unorthodox for any attorney to put out the complaining witness to out her publicly in order not to counter what some defense lawyer has said tarnishing her but what the
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prosecutors who would be bringing this trial to case. number one, there's no question this is designed to pressure the prosecutor, put public pressure on the prosecutor. >> we should mention she granted these interviews without consulting the prosecutor for advisor seeking his approval. >> that was the second point. this signals a real rift between the complaining witness who should be the star witness in a rape case and prosecutors because there is no way any prosecutor looking to try a case would put his complaining witness out on television giving multiple accounts of this story so a future defense lawyer could pick over it. >> while he words could be powerful, it can be a double edged sword because now she's on the record again telling a version of the story. if it's not the same as the verge she's already told to investigators, that's a problem. >> fairly or unfairly, this is defense attorney fodder. they will pick over the inconsistencies between this statement and every other account this alleged victim has given. the other thing about it, i think in terms of the strength of this case, what struck me
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most is that the prosecutors say when she recounted a prior allegation of rape she made a false allegation of a gang rape in her native country. they said she was distraught, she looked upset. there are huge credibility problems with this case. that's why the prosecutors are considering dropping it. and this attorney bringing his client out there does not help the prosecutor make this decision. the prosecutor wants to be able to quietly, such as it is, do the investigation and determine whether this case can be proven beyond a reasonable doubt. >> we will continue to watch what happens. savannah guthrie, thank you. 46 minutes after the hour. up next, iphony, looks just like an apple store. guess what, it is not. we're going to explain right after this. you're gonna look so handsome once i get these little white pieces off you. how many do i have? more than you think. [ female announcer ] you can't pass mom's inspection with lots of pieces left behind. that's why there's charmin ultra strong. its diamondweave texture is soft and more durable versus the ultra rippled brand.
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>> reporter: in a country known for the copy cats and counterfeit, even this seemed unprecedented. an entire knockoff apple shop, 1,000 miles away from the nearest real thing in beijing or shanghai. >> china, people see a way to make money, they get in the middle of it. they're moving fast and doing it. >> reporter: an american living in the remote southwestern city first blogged about it on her website. this was a total apple store ripoff, she wrote. a beautiful ripoff. the blog went viral, attracting 1 million hits in 72 hours. the kind of attention the staff here says was unwanted. >> translator: i was very sad when the report first came out, says the sales woman who did not want to show her face on camera. i think some of the media has distorted the facts. >> reporter: but the fact remains this, isn't a real apple shop, despite the convincing details from the bright interiors and wooden display
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tables right down to the employees' blue t-shirts. apple only has four stores in china to get some of the heaviest traffic out of all of the apple shops. nor is this store authorized to sell apple products though it's now planning to apply for a license. still, the store manager who also didn't want to show his face on camera says the products are all real and come with a guarantee. >> it feels like the real thing. this is definitely a real apple product. so what's the problem? >> i think that it's real. >> reporter: apple itself has refused to comment on the knockoff shop but -- this lawyer says even in china, the store is infringing on the company's trademark look. and upset the apple cart, the legitimate retailers. apple has strict standards we have to meet for display and
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service, says this authorized dealer, but the brand is so popular here in china that fans like this young boy say they don't care if the products in the stores aren't real, as long as they work, ensuring a next generation of fans for the next generation ipad. for today, adrian mong, nbc news, china. it's unbelievable right down to the t-shirts and the name tags. you would think you were in a legitimate apple store. >> sure looked like it. >> just ahead, denise richards has written a new book. we'll talk to her about that. so how about this weekend we learn some new tricks of the trade... then break out our doing clothes and get rolling. let's use some paint that helps us get the job done in record time and makes a statement when we're finished. we're lowering the cost of a new favorite color. more saving. more doing. that's the power of the home depot. glidden premium paint has been rated a best buy, and you can only get it at the home depot.
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>> good morning to you. 7:56 now. i'm laura garcia-cannon. back in business after four long months, nfl lockout over. today in the bay's marla tellez is live outside the practice facility i understand things are coming back to life. >> reporter: that is right. good morning. the facility here opened at 7:00, the players are arriving. so far we've seen free agent quarterback alex smith, he rolled up about 30 minutes ago but wouldn't roll down his window for comment. also qb colin cappernick and bruce miller, those two arrived together. miller was a seventh round draft pick. the new guys they are ready to play baltimore. >> being able to meet with them and start working toward our
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season and get ready is exciting. >> being here today is all voluntary so it's hard to say how many players are going to show up. the 49ers spokesman tells me there is no set schedule today. they have a conference call planned with the owner. the official training camp starts here on thursday. laura. >> all right. thanks so much, marla. it's 7:57. let's check the forecast. >> good morning. they are going to practice in really comfortable weather. santa clara, 82 degrees is the forecasted high. 81 san jose. 65 in san francisco with thick fog. possibly until about 2:00 p.m. we're going to see mostly cloudy conditions in the city. after that a nice second half of the day. not starting out with as much low cloud cover as yesterday so a touch warmer this afternoon. let's check your drive with mike inouye. >> getting crowded out there, approaching the toll plaza. but the east shore freeway looks nice. let me zoom in to walnut creek.
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the interchange, out of concord through walnut creek toward danville, very slow. typical pattern. almost cookie cutter from every day last week as well. slow through this portion. 880 also let's okay at the northbound direction past the coliseum, the coliseum shot will show you the slowdown. toward high street that really is the worst for 880. starting to build through downtown oakland. speeds at the worst into the 40s as you pass by the coliseum. >> thanks so much, mike. thank you for joining us for the latest traffic and news updates check out nbc bay area morning news on facebook. i'll have another update in about a half hour. have a great day. 8:00 now on this tuesday
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morning, july 26th, 2011. this might be the most perfect summer day. we're outside. you don't know where the skin is and the air begins. we have a lot of people who are happy to kick off their day this morning with us here in midtown manhattan. meantime, i'm ann curry alongside matt lauer and al roker. we've got a lot to get to this morning, including an inside look at what it must have been like to be married to charlie sheen. >> and more. denise richards has written a new book, memoir about her life, before during and after that man right there, charlie sheen.
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in it, she does talk about dark revelations that made her realize that that relationship was over. there's a lot in the book. not a bashing book, i want to mention. and we're going to be talking to denise in just a couple of minutes there. she is in our studio. and also coming up this morning, we will be examining a growing trend where women are deciding not to have children. you know, it's sort of something in my generation, where you never really even thought if there was a choice to not have children. but now there are a growing number of women who are thinking they're fulfilled without them. we're going to look at this trend that's happening. a little bit later on, summertime, think about picnics, you want to maybe move beyond the ham and cheese and potato salad. giada de laurentiis is here to show us how to add a gourmet spin to perk up your picnic basket. >> is that what she wears on a picnic, typical picnic attire right there? >> it is. >> very nice. >> a little tough to live up to. that's all right. let's go inside. natalie morales inside at the news desk. she's got all the headlines.
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>> good morning, ann, matt and al. with just one week until the debt default deadline, president obama and house speaker john boehner made prime time pleas. the president supports a senate plan that would raise the nation's borrowing limit beyond next year's election. boehner's plan would raise the debt limit enough to last six months with future increases tied to spending cuts. meantime, the markets are keeping an eye on washington. cnbc's melissa lee is at the new york stock exchange. melissa, how is it looking there? >> good morning to you, investors are grappling with what exactly the impact of the markets would be on a debt impasse. this as we' wait key data on the housing market and earnings out of starbucks and amazon.com tonight. meantime, watching shares, posted eight straight quarterly profit and topped expectations and we're also watching shares of netflix. it had been a high flying stock, 150% over the past year. posted earnings last night. it was a big disappointment. that stock looks like it could be seeing selling pressure in today's session. natalie? >> melissa lee at the new york stock exchange.
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thank you. this morning we're hearing from some of the teenagers who were attacked by that grizzly bear during that outing in alaska. nbc's miguel alma ger is in anchorage. good morning. >> two of the teens remain hospitalized today. they were on a month-long survival expedition and they would need every skill they learned. >> everybody was in disarray. and everybody seemed to have an injury. >> reporter: their story of survival is as fresh as their wounds. >> it was just one of the most terrifying things that ever happened to me in my life. >> reporter: seven teenagers hiking in remote and rugged alaskan terrain encounter a grizzly bear and her cub. >> i remember helplessly standing up there and just basically watching as this bear chased everyone around and then eventually ran up the hill. >> reporter: the boys were in a single file line crossing a riverbed. 17-year-old joshua berg was first in line and first to be mauled. noah was next. >> the screaming i could hear from my friends and the growls
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from the bear, which were loud and deep and then the screamings were just helpless screaming. i can still hear it in my head. >> reporter: the grizzly pounced and clawed four of the teens before she retreated. >> just the chaos and disbelief and, you know, just the confusion that was going on really was overwhelming to handle. >> reporter: the attack was roughly seven minutes long, but the rescue took over seven hours. the group was in the middle of nowhere. >> the aftermath and the wait were scarer than the attack itself. even though that seems like hard to fathom. >> reporter: with their emergency beacon calling for help the teens used anything they could, even garbage bags to slow the bleeding. working together as a team, they survived. >> the fact that we all made it out alive is a testament to the bravery of my group. >> reporter: the injuries were severe. four people were mauled, one had broken ribs and another a collapsed lung.
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the victims will fully recover. natalie? >> we're so glad to hear that miguel. such a courageous group of young men. thank you. here's brian williams with a look on "nbc's nightly news". >> good morning. coming up tonight on "nightly news" we'll introduce you to a doctor who sees patients every day, keeps regular hours, and directs research at a prominent university in san francisco. none of that sounds unusual unless you consider this doctor just celebrated his 100th birthday. great story to bring you tonight. we'll look for you then. to bri tonight. we'll look for you then. >> thanks, brian. now for a look at what's trending today. a quick roundup of what has you talking online. surge of support for the jaywalking georgia mother who appeared on monday. she faces up to three years in prison as sentencing today for that jaywalking charge after her son was killed by a van while they crossed the street. the hit and run driver, meantime, only received a six-month sentence. the young and the restless are googling "travel and
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leisure" magazine's list of the best city for singles. if you're looking for love, new orleans is number one. also plenty of mingling in las vegas and the city of that never sleeps, new york. look at this cute video of gus the bulldog that's gone viral. not surprising. gus is so determined to get that kiddie pool in the house because he knows it's going to be cooler indoors and he actually gets it through there. smart dog. if only he hadn't spilled all that water. 8:06 right now. let's get a check of the weather from al. >> narrator: "today's" weather is brought to you by advil. make the switch to advil now. good morning. we've got a few ladies turning 40 today. what's your name? >> tracy. >> happy birthday. very nice. all turning 40 today. let's check your weather. and we'll show you as far as our pick city today, 12 news nbc, partly sunny. isolated storms.
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102 degrees today. we're looking at some showers moving up through new england. wet weather going off the carolina coast. monsoonal moisture in the southwest underneath the clouds. we've got clouds in the pacific northwest. also northern new england, the heat continues in the southwest where we've got that monsoonal moisture bringing showers and thunderstorms. beautiful in l.a. today. sunshine, 78. 65 in san francisco. couple of twins celebrating their 17th birthday. what are your names? >> brook and summer anderson. >> happy birthday, ladies. all right. that's well, you heard it from al roek roker, 65 in san francisco. that's going to happen once we get rid of the low cloud cover.
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♪ we are back now at 8:10. no one would argue one of the biggest stories of the year had been charlie sheen and his very public troubles. imagine watching it all unfold as his ex-wife and mother of his children. we'll talk to denise richards in a moment, but first, a quick look back. denise richards was only in her early 20s when she was cast in her first hollywood blockbuster. and it didn't take long after a racy role in "wild things" and landing the coveted stand us the as a bond girl in 1989. >> dr. jones. >> that richards became a major hollywood sex symbol. but two years later she took on another role which would keep her in the headlines, mrs.
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charlie sheen. richards and sheen went on to have two children. and one of the nastiest divorces in hollywood history, which was finally resolved in 2006. this year sheen's erratic behavior shind a new spotlight on their relationship. >> defeat is not an option. picked a fight with a warlock. >> denise, have you spoken to charlie? >> for now, richards says she and her ex-husband is in a good place and she's ready to move forward. denise richards has now written a new memoir called "the real girl next door." welcome back. congratulations not only on the book but a new baby you just adopted. >> thank you. >> how old? >> she's 6 weeks, 7 weeks. >> and you've got two other daughters. how are they adjusting? >> they are so excited and feel so blessed and they love feeding her and changing her. we're very happy. >> hopefully they'll stay like that. that will be good to do that for a long time. this book, tell me about the timing of this, because as we
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just mentioned, the last year has been crazy. your family has been in the headlines because your family has been in the headlines. were you in the midst of writing it then? what was the timing? >> i was in the middle of writing it, almost finished and i actually changed parts of it during that because i felt -- i get into it briefly because i knew i would be asked about it, so i figured i would tell people about it. >> i want to mention. this is not a charlie sheen bashing book. >> no. >> you do talk about your relationship, the start of it and the demise of it. but not in a way that's going to create any major headlines. and i'm worried -- i'm curious about this idea that you put forward, when you watched what was going on over the past year with your ex-husband, you said, this was not the man i married. this was the man i divorced. what's the major difference? >> well, everyone asks me why i married him, which i get into in the book. but -- and the man i fell in
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love with is very compassionate, humble, has a wonderful heart, and the behavior that a lot of us saw in the last six months is not the person that i met and fell in love with. >> do you remember, denise, a period in your marriage where there was that turning point? you've written about that there was one night in particular that stands in your memory where you knew the relationship was over. and you talk about a dark revelation. but you don't actually say what the dark revelation is. can you give me a hint? what was it that happened that night that let you say this is done? >> the details of our actual divorce are private between charlie and i. i get into, in the book, more about how i felt. i think a lot of women and men who are going through divorce can relate to the feelings of being angry and scared and guilty and whatever. that's what i wanted to touch on and hopefully be relatable to other people instead of the details of what actually happened. >> i mentioned you've got two
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daughters. and 6 and 7, is that -- now three. how much did you feel they should be made aware of what their dad was going through or did you shield them from it completely as a mom? >> as far as the media, i shield them completely but there's a few things they would hear, you know, through other kids. and there was a point where i -- the recent stuff of everything that we all saw on the shows and all of that i did not discuss. but i did have to have a conversation with them about addiction and got a book to read to them because i was just lying to them so much and covering up and telling lies. it was just getting too confu confusing that i needed to sit down with them. >> so when you had those discussions with them, do you get the sense that at their age they get it a little bit or is it still too early? >> i think it's too early. they're so young. i think that they -- the book is written for children, so i think they did comprehend some of it. as they get older, they'll learn
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more as needed. but i told them enough that they needed right then. i think for them to make sense of some things that were going on. >> moving on from charlie sheen, and in the book when you moved on from charlie sheen you did start to date richie sambora. and then here come the headlines again. richie had been married to heather locklear. you were said to have been a friend of hers. this accusation came up that you had somehow broken up their home. no one wants to hear that accusation. that's a tough thing to have said about you. >> yeah. >> how did you deal with it and what's the truth? >> it was extremely difficult. and if i did break up a marriage or have an affair i would -- i've been through so much, i would admit it and take it on the chin and admit my mistakes. i could have handled that situation different. but the fact of the matter is he was divorced, i was divorced, and then, you know, we got together and that was what happened. i get into a little bit of that. >> you do. what strikes me in reading that section of the book, here you're going through all of this. the headlines you don't want.
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and yet i think sometimes in society we stop, we forget to realize that behind the tabloid headlines there are other things going on. here you were dealing with a very decision with your mom who was ill. >> yeah. >> at the time. and so how did -- you know, with cancer. >> right. >> yohow did you hold this all together? >> i don't know. i think that's partly why i wrote this. i went through so much. i couldn't get a job. i was dealing with my mom dying who did die. i was going through a horrible divorce. all these awful headlines. and it was a very difficult time. and also with richie, his father was diagnosed with cancer two weeks after my mom and they both had passed away shortly, you know, after that. so it was very hard. >> what do you want people -- as someone who has lived so much of her life in the spotlight and has been the subject of so many headlines, what do you want people to learn when they sit down and take the time to actually read the book? >> i want someone who is going through a decision, whether it's
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divorce, lost their job, whatever it is, and you feel -- i hit rock bottom. and to have hope that you can get to the other side and there is light at the end of the tunnel. >> and just briefly to wrap it up with charlie, you say you hope that he gets through this. you think he will get through this. but i think your write something, i'm paraphrasing here, if he doesn't tragically, he will not. are you worried about his health, his safety? >> of course. he's the father of our daughters and i still care very much for him and want him well. but he's also a survivor and if anyone can pull themselves together, it's charlie. >> at this stage of your relationship is at least sound, you can deal as parents together? >> we're good today, yeah. >> today. >> we're doing good. >> one day at a time. >> exactly. >> denise richards, nice to have you back. and again, the book is "the real girl next door." up next, giada helps you plan walls can talk. but it's our job to make them say something interesting.
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let's talk about what you're suggesting so that you don't stop, especially when you're in the car, to go to the fast food restaurant. you suggest chicken and arugula pita pocket. >> i know that people want to stop by their favorite fast food places but this is a much healthier way to go and a lot better. start with the rotisserie chicken that you dice up and add a little bit of mayo. >> i'll do that. >> a little bit of lemon zest. and then i make a arugula pesto. this is not made with basil but with arugula and no nuts in it. >> why would you mess with perfection? why would you do it with eye rugula? >> because it has more flavor and tank to it than basil so it makes for a really nice chicken salad sandwich. add more arugula. this is in the hopes that you like it. >> i'm a big fan so it's good for me. >> tomatoes. >> you can do this with pesto. >> sure. >> then you put in the pita. >> i need to mix it better, okay. all right. okay. >> we have a spoon for you. you can move down, otherwise.
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>> okay. >> put it in there, tupperware or wrap it up in last tiplastic and transport it. >> you're moving on to cauliflower soup. >> chilled with bacon and your on thes on top. take celery and shallots and butter and add cauliflower to it. everybody people that don't -- my husband does not like cauliflower, this is a food that he enjoys eating. probably because of all the bacon. then you add chicken broth. >> i like the way you say cauliflower. you say it cute. i probably say it you blend it. >> you blend it all together. >> then you chill it. it's nice and thick. you want to chill it for a little bit in the fridge for about 30 minutes so it's nice and cool. >> that sounds good. >> then just put this on. >> the bread can get soggy. you can add the bacon but the we your croutons can get soggy.
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>> moving on. >> we're almost out of time. go ahead. >> and then you put it all in this picnic basket, which you can go back and eat. anyh anyhow, it's totally insulated. it's cute. and it actually, once you're done with it it folds down flat like that one over there, easily to store. >> now you're on the trail. you love making granola. you can customize it. fewer nuts, fewer nuts. >> you can do anything you want to granola and it's a great snack when you're hiking. >> when you create that stickiness, what's in here? >> unsweetened cranberry juice, maple syrup, cinnamon and brown sugar. bring that to a boil until the sugar dissolves. take this and pour it in here. and the cranberry juice is really good because it makes it sort of sweet. you add pumpkin seeds. this is what i like. pumpkin seeds and sesame seeds. and then you mix it all
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together. and once you mix it all together you put it back on the baking sheet and you bake it for 30 minutes like that. >> when it's done? >> that's what it looks like. >> how long does fresh granola last? >> i keep it for like three months or longer. usually people eat it within a month's time, two weeks. >> also on the trails, grilled veggie sandwiches with herb and this is goat cheese? what kind of cheese? >> goat cheese. >> these are a little more elaborate. will they hold up? >> they do hold up. actually i like to pack them up the night before, leave them in the fridge because the longer it sits the more the flavors blend together. this bread is hearty so it doesn't fall apart. >> what kind of bread? >> baguette. >> and you love this backpack, why? >> because men aren't afraid to carry it. it's very modern looking. well, you know what, listen, matt, are you going to carry something like this? >> i do. i have a wheelie version of that, actually. yeah. on the trails, you should see me. >> you're a special kind of man.
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>> yes, he is. >> exactly. so this is a lot easier to pack up and to give your husband to carry and it's nice and modern. >> you can use it for your laptop if not this. >> that's right. okay. >> giada de good morning to you. it's 8:26 right now. a stunning twist in the case of three middle school boys charged with sexually assaulting three girls during a school trip. they all admit that they attacked the girls. two of the boys could get a maximum of eight years behind bars. the third boy, who was 12, could get a year in jail for sexual battery. the boys admitted what they did yesterday, the day that their trial was supposed to begin. two other boys are charged in connection with the assault. it's 8:26. quick break. weather and traffic right after this. th
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good morning to you. well, it's really comfortable out there right now. even as we head through the heat of the day, 4:00 p.m., we're going to be relatively comfortable. just 72 degrees in oakland. now this beautiful weather won't last all week. in fact, as of tomorrow, we'll jump up in temperatures, 90s on the map by thursday. 95 degrees, hot inland on
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friday. leveling off on saturday through monday. let's check your drive with mike. 30-minute drive and an accident involving a big rig and two other vehicles right around the livermore airport. no major injuries reported there but that's going to cause a problem as well as eastbound. foothill, there's an accident there. and in the south bay, 101, a minor accident there. back to you. >> thank you very much. for the latest traffic and news updates, check out nbc bay area morning news on facebook. have a great day.
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♪ it's early now on a tuesday morning, 26th day of july, 2011. right now our crowd having some fun, waving to the people back home and rocking to the sound of the super group journey. that's our way of reminding you that come friday they will be here to put on a great concert on our plaza, performing some of
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their biggest hits. >> that's right. we've got some choices that you at home get to choose. here they are. "separate ways," "faithfully" or "lights." all you have to go is go on today.com and pick one. keep in mind, message and data rates may apply. and the voting ends tomorrow at noon eastern time. >> should be fun. by the way, coming up in this half hour we've got some major talent in our studio. take a look. we have steve carell and julianne moore, stars in the movie "crazy stupid love," all about the ridiculous things people tend to do when they're in love. julianne moore is a great actress, can i say two words? mid-life crisis. we will explain that. and steve carell is obviously one of our favorite. >> i saw the movie, by the way. >> i loved it. >> so did i. you know what? that's a major statement because this man rarely likes a movie. >> that's not true.
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>> no, you're a tough critic. double thumbs up. four all together. >> me, too. >> you loved it? also coming up, a lot of women are actually making the choice now to not have children later on in life. we're doing to hear from one woman about her choice and talk about what is becoming this growing trend. >> all right. and from gray hair to reading in low light, the things you should not stress about as far as your health is concerned. >> okay. all right. >> mr. roker, it's nice today. how long is this going to last? >> well, about 12 hours. let's check it out for you. we've got a beautiful day today in the northeast. some showers, slight risk of storms throughout upstate new york and england. monsoonal moisture in the southwest. for tomorrow, it's going to be hot again in the mid atlantic states. more rain through the southeast. rifg risk of strong storms back into the central plains with showers in the central rockies. beautiful weather in the pacific northwest.
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sunny and mild. the heat returns to the southwest on into southern california. that good morning to you. we still have mostly cloudy conditions over sunol but we're looking better and better as time goes on. down in the south bay and san francisco for you, you're probably going to be socked in with the low cloud cover until 2:00 p.m. today. as a result, only reaching 65 degrees with your forecast. mean bhil, 72 in oakland and 81 in fremont. as we continue through the weekend, temperatures warm up. back to the 90s by thursday. up to 95 degrees on friday. >> don't forget to check your weather any time of the day or night. go to weather on cable or weather.com. ann? >> thank you so much. jeff gordon is known for his incredible talent on the racetrack. four-time nascar cup cherries champion has three daytona 500 victories and four wins at the brickyard 400.
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but jeff also does amazing work away from the track. he started his own foundation to benefit pediatric cancer and many other charitable organizations. and he just used a week off to fly to congo on a fact-finding mission for the clinton global initiative. jeff, good morning to you. >> good morning. >> 43 million refugees, people displaced worldwide, including what we're seeing now in kenya over the border from somalia. you just went over the congo. what drew you to this issue of refugees? >> well, being a part of the cgi league, which is clinton global initiative program that has brought together accomplished young leaders to find new innovative ways to the, you know, figure out how we can solve some of the may yojor iss going on around the world. one of our initiatives is to really find better ways to deal with education, energy,
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economic, and health empowerment in the congo. and you know, those internally displaced persons. and so we had to go there. you know, we felt like we had to go there to truly experience it so we can figure out really what we're going to do. >> you're a part of this initiative called rethink refugees. what did being there face to face with these people who don't have anything tell you, show you, that you want to tell america? >> yeah, it was the most incredible experience in my life. i'll never forget it. first, it's the most beautiful place you've ever seen. you know, the rolling hills and the landscape. but then it's quickly overshadowed by, you know, these incredible challenges that the people are faced with. and so obviously you can't speak their language, so we had translators, but we did speak to many of them. you know what? they're fighters. they're resilient. the children, you know, you come up to them, they want money, they want food, but as soon as
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you interact with them, they light up. and that look in their eye, when you connect with that, you know, you want to know what can i do personally and what can we do as a group and, as well, get that message out to these that these people really need our help. and we can do short-term and long-term things that can truly change their life. these are people living on $40, $50, some less, a week. >> right. jeff gordon, thank you for what you're doing. the organization is called rethink refugees. coming up, the stars of a new movie "crazy, stupid, love," steve carell and julianne moore. but first, this is "today" on nbc. [ male announcer ] brace yourself for the big, bold taste of a subway® bbq pulled pork sub. tender, succulent slow-cooked pork with sweet and smoky barbecue sauce, all on freshly baked bread. subway. eat fresh®.
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you know the drill from first crushes to soul mates, the new movie "crazy, stupid, love" is all about love. steer carell plays cal, a
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heartbroken man when he finds his wife played by julianne moore cheated on him with a mid-life crisis. take a look. >> turnoff valve with the sprinklers. >> when i told you i had to work late, i really went to see the new "twilight" movie by myself. i don't know why i did that. it was so bad, cal. >> you keep crying like this you might want to turn it off. >> us for a long time. i don't know when you and i stopped being us. >> julianne moore and steve carell, guys, welcome back. good to have you here. >> thanks. >> i love this movie. i'm not usually a huge fan of romantic comedies and i say that saying that i may have to go back to hockey games and a tractor pull. but you think this is appealing to both men and women, would you agree with that? >> i would agree with that, matt, yes. >> you have a vested interest in agreeing with that. but it really is not a typical romantic comedy.
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>> no, it is not a chick flick, as it were. >> yeah. it represents relationships, i think, from all points of view. you know, there are younger people in it, there are older people, as you pointed out, in this outside there, there are, you know, there are kids and men and women, it's life. >> it reminds us all, i imagine, of the dumb things and weird things we have all done at various stages of being in love, from being a kid and having your first crush to being in a situation where you find your soul mate. is this something that you were reminded of as you were making this or reading this script, at least? >> oh, yeah. i think everybody can identify with at least certain aspects of this movie. the kid who plays my son in the movie, that character has a crush on his baby sitter. and it's unrequited love. i think so much of the movie is told through his eyes about never giving up on your soul mate. and it sounds kind of smultsee but it's really not handled that way. >> the dumbest thing you ever did for love or while in love
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was -- you complete the sentence. >> i was the queen of the drive byes. you know, driving by, i want to go home this way. >> i think today that might actually have a different connotation. >> i know. >> i was thinking, yes! so you drove by people's houses and checked on them? >> yes. and maybe even flash my lights so they would come to the window. >> that is so sad. >> i thought of you as the king of the drive byes. >> no, i drove 2,000 miles to see my girlfriend who, by that point, was dating someone else. >> not that whole wearing a diaper thing, snatched from the headlines. remember that story? >> i don't. >> the woman who drove in the diaper to go confront her lover. never mind. i love you in this movie as your character because you break his heart. i mean, look at him. cal, how do you break his heart? >> it's tough to recover from that moment early in the movie. what was nice about the film for
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me is it wasn't a kind of trickly take on long-term relationships. they were together a long time and clearly hit a point where it's not working. i don't know that she -- i don't think it's admirable that she acts out the way she does. it's not that she wants someone else, she wants something else in that relationship. >> also what the movie is not is stereo typical. i think in the typical mid-life crisis movie your character would go off and have an affair with a 19-year-old guy who cuts her grass or the chippendale's dancer. nor do you? >> right. >> there are a lot of surprises in the movie. a lot of twists and turns that i don't think people will see coming. you are known obviously as a comedic actor and yet you've done a lot of dramatic scenes. are you as comfortable with them these days as you are with comedy? >> yes, i am a very fine dramatic actor. i know that was the point you were trying to make. >> i wanted you to say it. >> i wanted to say it and i was hoping that subject would come
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up because i really have a lot of pride in my dynamic dramatic acting. >> and tell me -- >> she was so intimidated by me. >> i can imagine. >> he's being modest. he is a great actor. >> very heart-warming -- very heart-warming scenes in this movie that you pull off incredibly naturally. there's a scene at the end of the film, without giving anything away, that is brilliantly written and brilliantly acted and directed. i mean, this thing is where the whole movie comes together at the end. it had to be either fun or difficult to shoot. >> it was fun. i really love coming to work every day. and the more actors onset the better because we were fond of each other, had a lot of jokes. i barely remember any emotional stuff because all i remember is laughing. >> it reminded me of that moment of a comedic take of that movie "crash" of the various story lines that you couldn't possibly intersect come together at the end. i can't let you go without
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saying -- you're looking at me, what haven't you said already. what great dramatic actor you are. "office" is over. >> they went back to work yesterday. >> how does that feel? >> it's a little odd. it's strange. i miss my friends. that's the aspect i will miss the most. i've been in touch with people and i will be seeing them. >> you can go back. >> i could. >> cameos. >> no. >> julianne moore, steve carell, "crazy, stupid, love". i like it. thank you for being here. up next, why a growing number of women are choosing to be childless. but first, this is "today" on nbc.
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back now at 8:46 with more of our special "today's" woman series. this morning the choices we make. a growing number of women are choosing to be child free. and although it may go against conventional wisdom many say their lives are equally as fulfilling. sarah brokaw, a licensed psychotherapist and author of "fortytude." >> she loved playing with dolls, star baby sitter in the neighborhood. when it came to wanting children one day, she had very differenty r ideas. >> i really enjoyed being around children. but even when i was young, i just kind of knew in the back of my head it wasn't something that i wanted. >> reporter: and she's not alone. according to a recent pew center study nearly one in five american women in their childbearing years without giving birth. up from one in ten in the 1970s. as a freelance writer, she discussed her choice of being child free and she says the
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responses from readers came as no surprise. >> i was expecting people to tell me that i was selfish. i get that all the time. i was expecting people to tell me that i was less of a woman because that's something that i get all the time. >> reporter: so why does society pass judgment on women who choose not to have children? >> society expects that one of the main transitions and roles that we should aspire to are to be mothers. the bottom line is, it is a choice and for women, we don't have to feel like motherhood is a rite of passage that we necessarily have to have. >> reporter: freedom, independence, and fulfillment in other aspects of life have led some women today to choose a child-free lifestyle. but for many of these women, there are still moments of doubt. you're very convincing in your argument being made about choosing not to have children at this point in life, but have there been any moments within the past few years about any second-guessing? >> i think the problem for me is that as an older sibling i always felt like it was my job
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to be the one who had children. >> reporter: dr. taylor says self doubt is typical. >> there's no question that they experience self doubt, but they have made a conscious decision that to be a woman and to live a fulfilled life, having a child doesn't necessarily have to be a factor in that. >> reporter: a feeling she agrees with. >> i would love to get married. i would love to have a life partner. i think there's a difference between two adults consciously choosing to spend their lives together versus two adults deciding to bring a third person into the situation. >> sarah brokaw is now with us this morning along with laura scott who wrote the book "two is enough ", a couple's guide to living childless by choice." good morning. >> good morning. >> let's start with you and ask you about this idea. what are the stereotypes that you think need to be overcome today? >> well, there's the stereotype, as we mentioned, that you're motivated by selfishness, that you're sort of cold, heartless,
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and that, you know, you really are not focused on the common good that you're focused entirely on your own self, self value. so that is really one of the issues. the other thing is there is the assumption that you're going to change your mind, that this is some kind of phase that you're going through, that, you know, you're going to hit a wall, that hormonal combustion at 35 or 36 and all of a sudden you're going to change your mind and everything you've chosen for yourself. >> and you hear a lot about this in your practice. >> i do. i also hear, it's interesting that you're saying that because i think there is a mixture of women that i get in my practice, i think there are a lot of women who do not necessarily want to have kids but they don't know what their calling is. there's the other group of women who would like to have children but they've had a great amount of difficulty. so it's interesting to get both. >> all right. so, we have all met people who maybe shouldn't have become parents, okay? >> right.
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>> so maybe we should rethink how much we pressure people into having children. >> absolutely. >> right. >> so what is the road past these stereotypes based on your efforts to study this situation? >> i think you really have to find out exactly what your role is going to be, because motherhood is -- some people might call it a calling but really it's a role, it's not a being. so i think we -- i coach women and couples on reproductive decision making. that's one of the things, what are your values, what is your role that you want to adopt and how do you want to go forward, because motherhood is not the only path to adulthood, maturity, fulfillment, purpose for life. >> exactly what is the road? if it's a road that we're not able to see, what is the road to the things we just heard laura describe? >> i think it's about women really figuring out where their energy levels are, what is their authentic voice telling them. and it may not be about mothering but it could be a
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calling that's related to children. that could be being a teacher, social worker, congresswomen, nurse practitioner, physician. they feel like what happens is that society looks at women as child bearers. and that's how we're supposed to define our success as women. we're not necessarily. i think there are other ways in which women can relate to children but it doesn't necessarily mean that they have to be moms. >> all right. these are very good points. thank you so much forgi giving some sense, a greater clarity on this. thank you. coming up, just ahead, seven things you can stop worrying about when it comes to your health. but first, this is "today" on nbc. ♪
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>> i have to say i have watched the video and i love seeing that moment. so, you know, but there are different schools of thought. >> could you do that again? i missed it the first time. the t>> i wimasn drugs at thee. >> more after the news. - -- - --
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good tuesday morning to you. it's 8:56 right now. i'm laura garcia-cannon. the fate of workers remains in limbo as pg&e is closing five power plants. they want to close the plants to make the power grid cleaner.
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the plants are all at least 20 years old and are a biproduct of oil refining. a facility in tracy isle cleaner, natural burning gas. a look at the forecast right after this.
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good morning to you. we're already climbing into the upper 60s. still 54 and thick fog this morning. as we head through the next couple of hours we lose the cloud cover. warming up to 65 degrees in the city. 72 for oakland and 81 in san jose. it kicks into high gear and
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temperatures back in the 90s. back to you, laura. >> thank you so much. for the latest traffic and news updates, check out nbc bay area morning news on facebook. another local update in half an hour. have a great tuesday morning. california's built the most expensive, most crowded and least effective death penalty system in the nation. i'm suzanne shaw. the lawyer who wrote our death penalty law 30 years ago wants it abol lirned. a judge who imposed ten death sentences wants it abol lirned and a former warden calls it counter effective. victims' families suffer years of appeals. nbc bay area supports a new bill. sb 490 would give voters the choice to replace this arcane capital punishment with life in
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prison, no parole. the author says we're not tough on crime, we're tough on the taxpayer. while police forces are being cut, the death penalty costs us 150 million a year. help support sb 490. join the debate. nbceditorials.com. we're back now the more of "today" on a tuesday morning, the 26th day of july, 2011. these people enjoying a beautiful morning here in the big apple. if they stick around a day or so, they will find it getting a bit steamy again, back in the upper 90s by the e of the week. >> entice them to come? >> we want people to come but we like to give them all the information. >> honesty is always the best policy. >> exactly. i'm matt lauer along with ann curry and savannah guthrie and al roker. coming up, we've been talking about it seems like four years now, amanda knox. now there is new hope for her in her appeals case, which is going on in perugia, italy, right now.
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independent experts testified that the police really mishandled some of the forensic evidence in this case. that's what's giving her new hope. we're going to talk to her mom who just visited with amanda recently. we'll find out her reaction. >> and on a lighter note, there's a lot of misinformation flying around out there, especially on the internet, when it comes to your health. there are certain things you don't have to worry about, from stress turning your hair gray to feed a cold, starve a fever. we're going to tell you which e-mail help alert e-mail you get from a friend or family member to delete from the inbox. >> also, we're going to talk about cameras in the delivery room. we talked about them a little bit earlier. a lot of people love getting some pictures and video of their baby after the baby has been born. but now some hospitals are saying, not so fast and banning any kind of cameras. we will talk about why that is, coming up. >> savannah is going -- >> every woman who has not given
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birth, i'm like, no. >> you wait until the time comes. >> i wouldn't subject others to it. >> okay. >> the video? >> yeah. >> we won't play it on the wide screen. >> you can make it really nice. >> yeah. >> put some music to it. >> joy's diet sos, are you swimming up the wrong stream? get it? if you eat farm salmon instead of wild salmon. and whether piecstachios really deserve the reputation as the best nut. let us go inside. natalie morales has all the headlines. >> good morning. no end to the blame game in washington over the debt deadlock with both parties taking to the airwaves to make their case. president obama said he was calling for a balanced approach, cutting spending and raising taxes. he blasted what he called a republican cuts only approach that doesn't ask the wealthiest americans to contribute. meantime, house speaker john boehner who is backing a tw
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two-step plan says the president wants a blank check, but it's not going to happen. the chief of norway security police says her agency was aall righted to domestic terror suspect breivik last march when he made a suspicious chemical purchase from poland but she said officials did not have enough evidence to investigate further. late monday in oslo 100,000 people carried roses in a march to remember victims of friday's bombing and shooting spree which claimed at least 76 lives. a private funeral is being held today for singer amy winehouse as friends and family pay their respects to the singer at a makeshift memorial. toxicology tests are being done after autopsy results monday were inconclusive. big break for amanda knox who is appealing her murder conviction in italy. in court monday experts slanlged the forensics used to find knox guilty of killing her roommate and criticized police procedures of gathering evidence at the crime scene.
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earlier today matt spoke with knox's mother who had just finished meeting with amanda in prison and spoke about the time she spent with her daughter this morning. >> well, it was our regular, you know, hour visit and we talked a lot about what happened in court today -- or yesterday, and how she was feeling. and her first response was, well, i'm still in here. however, she understands that yesterday was a really good day for her, a really positive day and finally, you know, independents are recognizing that everything that we've said from the beginning is true. >> talk to me a little bit about that confidence, because i know as a mother you want her to have that sense of hope but you also have to guard against irrational hope because it would be a devastating fall if things don't go in her way. >> right. that's exactly what happened in the first trial when there was really nothing there that connected her to the crime. but she was still found guilty. that's why her first response is, well, i'm still here.
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so she knows that it's not over until she actually walks out of there. but she recognizes that yesterday was a really good step in moving toward getting her out of there. >> that was matt speaking earlier with amanda knox's mother. the next court date is set for this saturday. no break for air travelers who thought a congressional stalemate would spare them from paying taxes on tickets. several federal taxes expired over the weekend after lawmakers failed to pass legislation to keep the faa fully running. so instead of passing the savings on to fliers, many airlines are choosing to raise the base fares. the wealth gap between whites and minority groups grew to widest ever during the recession. census figures showing the housing bust is especially tough on hispanics heavily employed on construction and bought homes in states hardest hit by the real estate bust. and this may make some parents happy, especially this parent happy, mcdonald's is announcing changes today in happy meals for children,
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starting in september fruits or vegetables will be added to the meals and french fry portions will be cut in half. mcdonald's says total calories will be reduced by 20%. the chain is also pledging to cut the salt in all of its foods. that's good thing for all of us. six minutes past the hour. let's go over to al for a check of your weather. >> we still get to keep the toy, right? >> as long as they don't cut the toy out, we're happy in my home. >> we don't get the meal, we get the toy. >> get the toy. >> thanks, natalie. let's check your weather. see what's happening for you, for today a risk of strong storms in northern new york state and parts of interior new england. mostly wind damage is going to be the big problem. then as we move out west, a rifb of rain, one to two inches in northern new england. then out west we've got a risk of storms, especially strong risk along the north dakota/south dakota border where we could see tornadoes possible. rainfall amounts in northern minnesota and back down into nebraska, anywhere from three to five inches of rain.
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oh, our neck of the woods is clearer this morning than we were yesterday. taking a live look at san jose, completely clear conditions verse r versus san francisco where we're socked in with fog until 2:00 p.m. 75 degrees today in santa cruz. we continue the warmup as we head towards the weekend. not too bad. 95 degrees, warmest day of the week, it will be friday. hope you have a fantastic tuesday. . >> that's your latest weather. this morning on "today's" health, seven things to stop worrying about. it's hardest to not e-mail the latest story. a lot of scary stories are twisting the facts to get you to click on an eye-catching headline. today contributor and editor of "health" magazine is here to sort out the facts from fiction.
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dr. raj, welcome. >> today i get to tell you some things you don't need to worry about. >> the internet is driving a lot of it. >> it is. pitts great. some people are trying to take more vested interest in their health, but there's a lot of misinformation out there. >> drinking eight glasses of water a day. should people worry if they don't have eight glasses of water a day? >> this has been over blown. water is great. don't get me wrong. but we do get a lot of water in fruits and vegetables. trying to achieve that magic number of eight is not necessary. of course, if you're feeling dehydrated or if you're thirsty a lot, drink more water. there's really no magic number. >> if you drink it, no problem, it's fine. >> the only danger is if you're someone who exercise a lot and sweat a lot you're losing water but also salt. you need to replace with not just water but one of the sports drinks which has electrolytes as well. >> a lot of people walking around with gray hair, yours truly. what about stress and gray hair? >> stress can sort of age you in
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terms of you're not sleeping very well, you may get more wrinkles because you're frowning a lot but it's not going to turn your hair gray. what turns your hair gray is genetics. look at your parents. that's a better gauge of when you're going to turn gray. >> we always look at the president's pictures from the beginning of his term to the end, they're usually grayer. coincidence? >> it is. this is around the age where he would start to get gray. so it's unfortunately we can't blame it on the stress he's having. >> one of the things i used to read comic books under the covers with the flashlight. my mother would say, that's going to ruin your eyesight. >> it's not true. what happens when you read in dim light you do cause eye strain. you might get a headache, the tired eyes but you're not going to have any permanent vision loss or damage to your vision. it doesn't feel comfortable but no long-term damage. >> coffee, we keep hearing back and forth, coffee is bad for you, not bad for you. >> coffee in moderation is perfectly fine, assume that you're not experiencing, you know, irritability, insomnia or
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racing heart. a little bit of coffee every day may have health benefits. it does have anti-oxidants. it may lower your risk of diabetes. a little bit may be a good thing. >> in moderation. >> correct. >> this one, feed a cold, starve a fever. first, what does that even mean? >> well, there is a sort of ould wive's tale out there that if you're sick, if you have a cold you should be eating but if you have a fever you shouldn't eat anything and that will help your cold get away more quickly. >> don't you sometimes you get a fever with a cold? >> it proves it makes no sense. bottom line, cold or fever is usually caused by infection, a virus, this is not going to be effected by your diet in any way. if you are having a lot of congestion you do want to have fluids because that will actually help loosen up the congesti congestion. also when you're having a fever you're more dehydrated and you want to drink a lot. whether you eat or not it doesn't matter. >> when you're congested, avoid dairy products because of the mucous?
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>> it could make it a little bit thicker. the warm liquids, a warm broth or soup is great, hot tea with lemon, good for you. >> chicken soup. >> a study showed it had some anti-inflammatory properties. your mom was right about the chicken soup. >> the other one, it when it comes to vegetables and fruits, fresh is better than frozen. >> this is not true. you know, when they freeze vegetables they freeze it at the peak of the nutritious value. if it's fresh, traveling for days to get to your grocery store it may have lost some of the nutrients during the travel. so actually frozen is just as good, sometimes better. >> okay. and lastly, eggs, there are some folks who will not go near eggs because they're worried about raising their cholesterol. >> eggs do have cholesterol. but when we're talking about your heart disease risk, what's really more important are saturated fats and trans fats. overall, an egg might actually be better than other foods you're eating. things like milk which has a lot of fat in it. eggs are not particularly bad.
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her bag to head to the hospital it's usually filled with pajamas, baby clothes and a camera or two. lately many hospitals decided that recording in the delivery room is off limits. if you're prepared to document in this special moment in your life, you could be disappointed. it's one of the most precious moments in a couple's life, the birth of a child. many expectant couples want to capture every detail in pictures and video. >> it's really hard to remember a lot of the important moments. >> reporter: you could hair julianne who runs stork films, production company that records all those important birth and baby moments for new parents. >> especially in the beginning of parenthood, it can really help to have videos that truly capture the magic of those moments. >> reporter: or like most new parents you can capture the moment yourself. >> there are four or five, six moments in a lifetime. maybe it's the moment you say i do after you get married, it's the bar mitzvah or communion and the first moment you hold a
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child. >> smile big. >> reporter: you might be surprised to learn that this might be a thing of the past. >> i'm recording history. making you guys a souvenir. isn't it great? i have a great shot of the head. >> reporter: more and more hospitals around the country have quietly banned cameras in the delivery room, specifically video cameras. they were expecting their first child earlier this summer and their hospital mt. signai in ne york does not allow cameras in the delivery room. >> as soon as the baby is born i want to remember my reaction, i want to remember my husband's reaction, i want to remember the joy. >> reporter: this doctor is an ob/gyn at mt. sinai and supports the no video privacy. >> they are focusing on two patients, the mom and baby and there are times when there are complications that can arise as things are not always as straightforward and can really be used in a court of law as evidence and also can be edited. >> reporter: supporters of the
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ban say cameras and the threat of multimillion dollar lawsuits can force doctors to practice defensive medicine. none of this matters much to this couple who don't want to forget that precious moment. >> we just want it for ourselves, so that in 15 years from now we can look back and just remember those emotions we had that day. i don't want to lose that. >> since we first spoke to them they had a beautiful baby girl, leah ge gabrielle schaeffer. it's getting harder to enforce that no-video policy. dr. brightman says she does allow video recording in the delivery room almost up to the moment of birth and then right afterwards. mt. sinai medical center didn't respond to our inquiry but expect tantd moant mothers shou so you know the policy beforehand. >> darlene, joining us now, dr. nancy snyderman, as well, to talk about this. when it comes to it there is no national standard regarding
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videotaping births in hospitals. >> no. even in the american academy of on set stri, this is a per doct per hospital decision. >> darlene, it really is the issue of the malpractice lawsuits that is sort of the dark cloud which is allowing -- caught making a lot of hospitals. >> look, everyone thinks you get pregnant, you have a perfect nine months, you go push a baby out, everybody goes home happy. the reality is, things can go wrong. it isn't always the doctor's fault. it isn't always the nurse's fault. contentious society, once something is documented it becomes a piece of evidence. and malpractice prices soaring in this country, and ob/gyns are getting sued more than anyone else, it really is a concern from the physician side of things. >> we found in looking into things for this particular piece that the awards and settlements are in the millions of dollars. >> multimillion. >> you see attorneys advertising
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on tv if you've had a birth injury or suffered a birth industry, so there's a whole industry out here and doctors are practicing defensive medicine. >> we talk about c-section rates going up. that's to remind people. c c-sections are not a normal alternative to a normal vaginal birth, a doctor will air on the side of getting a healthy baby out. don't for a second fool yourself to think that litigation is not in the back of their mind. >> on the other hand, you could argue though if, god forbid, nobody is in there with a video camera expecting that something is going to go wrong, you're expecting to have this miracle moment and you want to document that, but if, god forbid, something does happen, to have that on camera, isn't that important though so the hospital and doctors, if there is something they could have done to prevent that from happening? >> true negligence, absolutely. but a lot of times we confuse things that just don't go right
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with a doctor or nurse really making an error in judgment. you know what? i have to come down on the sides of doctors and nurses. we expect in this society for everything to be perfect and normal all the time. >> right. >> it's easy to get pregnant. it's not sometimes easy to have the baby. >> now this thing with youtube, all of these bits, privacy issues as well. some of the doctors that we spoke to, a lot of hospitals around the country that we tried to contact did not want to go on the record and talk about this at all, whether they were allowing it or not allowing it. we found it was very difficult to get someone to talk on the record. yeah, everybody is putting things on facebook, instantaneously. a lot of staff members in the room don't necessarily want their privacy invaded. i did hear you say that you had a camera. >> i had with my second. and i watched it and i love it. i mean, i love that i have that moment. and some day he'll see it. >> i taped it and it's in a basement somewhere in a box. >> whatever.
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>> i kicked him dead in the face, right in the mid-bell. bow. he was done after that k-o. you don't mess with me. >> all joking aside, martin says that he is lucky to be alive. two are still in the hospital in alaska with serious injuries. we're going to take a quick break. back with the weather and traffic. al
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good tuesday morning to you. taking a live look at san jose, we've cleared out nicely in this area, not so much the case when it comes to san francisco. you're still socked in for the most part along the loaning cal bridges this morning. that shouldn't be the case for much longer. over the next couple of hours, the cloud deck breaks apart. as a result, 65 degrees in san francisco. today, three degrees warmer than your forecast high. 72 for oakland and 75 in santa cruz. if you're looking for beach weather, we have it just around the corner. as we head throughout the
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weekend, conditions are warming. up to 95 on saturday. 93 on sunday. let's check your drive with mike. >> we had the earlier accident involving a big rig and two other vehicles. that has cleared from the roadway. it's over on the shoulder and still very slow. there may be cleanup going on in the middle lane as you head towards the livermore airport. over an hour from the pass through livermore. no great alternate, unfortunately, by the time you get to the accident. that's where you pick up the dublin and b.a.r.t. station. debris clearing around the coliseum. back to you, laura. >> thank you very much, mike. for the latest traffic and niece updates, check out nbc
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>> new topic. meanwhile, coming up in this half hour, we're going to introduce you to lucky little lucy, she's the 6-year-old girl who nearly lost her leg in a shark attack in north carolina just a week ago. we're going to talk to her and her parents and see how she's doing. she is so cute. >> she's adorable. also ahead, answers to your diet and nutrition questions from staying fit when you're far from the gym to what kind of nuts are the healthiest. joy bauer is here with the 411. plus, summer entertaining. if you think you can't afford to throw the party of your dreams, stay tuned because we have great party decorations that look expensive but you can get them on the cheap. we're going to show you our high/low version. see if you can tell the difference. >> i can't tell. >> play along. >> i know. you'll be surprised at how much more expensive one is than the other. you have a check of the weather? >> i do. first, the cheap forecast. >> and then the expensive one. >> only $9.99. sunny skies up and down the west coast. a few clouds in the pacific
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northwest. slight risk of strong storms in northern new england and the northern plains. thunderstorms down through florida. tomorrow the heat returns in the mid atlantic states. sizzling weather continues through texas. dallas is at 24 days in a row of 100 plus readings. mild conditions in the pacific northwest. slight risk to strong storms in the northern miss still kind of an overcast start over the city of san francisco but elsewhere we're clearing out nicely. east in the south bay now seeing a lot of sunshine. that will be the case over the city, too. it will take a little longer for the next couple of hours. that's when we'll see those clouds break apart. 65 degrees, onshore flow continues for one more day. temperatures below their seasonal averages. few degrees warmer as we head through tomorrow and then we start to climb. up to 90 degrees on thursday. 95 for your friday. >> and thts your latest weather. coming up next, a harrowing shark attack on a 6-year-old
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you can call her lucky lucy. 6-year-old lucy magnum was swimming on the coast -- off the coast of north carolina when she was attacked by a shark in just 18 inches of water. nearly lost her leg. well, now lucy's parents are speaking out for the first time about that terrifying day. and when ann spoke to them earlier, she asked lucy's mom jordan about what happened when she first realized something was wrong. >> first, i heard lucy screaming, and so i immediately turned to -- towards her. i was standing in water, so i ran to her.
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i didn't need to swim. and i saw the shark, which was alongside her, facing out towards the ocean. and i saw the fin, the tail of the shark and the middle body of the shark. and as i went over to her, i immediately discovered that her leg had been bitten. >> and her injuries, we now know were pretty severe. we now know she suffered a 90% muscle tear and 90% tendon tear, a severed artery. what did you do? >> well, i knew that this -- what i was seeing was not supposed to be seen, and i put pressure and covered it up with my hands as well as i could. i was still in the water at that point. as soon as i saw her i began yelling for craig, who was not too far away. and he came running over, and we
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both knew right away that this was -- this was pretty severe. >> craig, you're actually an emergency room doctor. and it sounds like your wife did exactly the right thing, putting pressure on it. what was your sense when you looked at the wound about how close lucy was to losing her leg? >> well, i knew right away that it was a very significant injury. and, yeah, jordan did the right thing. went back to the boy scouts and just held direct pressure and did a great job. and i just -- we knew right away that this was something that was going to require some extensive surgery and some reconstruction. i didn't know exactly the extent of the wound. i just knew when i looked at it that it was pretty significant. >> and so she was medevac'd out. what kind of surgeries has she had to undergo, and i understand the prognosis is good? >> yeah, the prognosis is great. it's going to take some time with some physical therapy, but she's going to be back and running and playing like she should, hopefully sooner than later.
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but, yeah, we're very pleased with what -- with the prognosis at this point. >> jordan, i understand that you explained to lucy that the shark mistook her for an animal. what did lucy say to that? >> actually last night we were chatting about it, and she said, i don't care that the shark bit me. i forgive him. and i think that we talked enough about it that this was a mistake. the shark didn't want to eat her, and that's why he just bit and left it there and swam away. >> will you do me a favor and ask lucy why she forgave the shark? why she's not mad at the shark? >> why did you forgive the shark? are you mad at that shark? did you forgive that shark? >> why did you forgive him? >> it's been a long morning. >> when the shark finds a
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mailbox, he's going to send her a letter of apology. >> good, he needs to get right on that. 6 years old and at 7:37 in the morning. she's recovering. i don't blame her at all. thank you so much, lucy, craig, and jordan magnum. good luck to you. can't wait to see her running again. >> thank you. >> all right. >> thank you very much. >> you bet. you bet. >> that's terrific. >> glad she's doing great. >> absolutely. coming up next, what's the difference between wild and farm sal salmon? it's hard to get the dirt off the farm salmon. diet questions right after these messages.
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this morning on joy's diet sos, answers to your daily diet dilemmas. "today's" nutritionist is here on what you need to know from everything from how to stay fit from studying abroad to differences between wild salmon and farm salmon. al roker may have experience about these two salmons. but we'll get to the bottom of i it. i don't think it's the real difference. leslie from krcambridge, illino. what's your question? >> i've been working on building
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muscle as well as maintaining my weight. this fall i'm studying abroad and will not have access to it. what can i do to stay fit and avoid muscle loss? >> lindsey, this is a great question not only for you but for folks who travel extensively for work. i'm going to tell you to pick up the band, ultralight, easily fit in a suitcase. you can get a great all-body workout in any small room, whether it be a dorm room or hotel room. before you go you want to meet with someone at your gym or pick up the dvd and learn the routine. you need to do it three times a week. it's super simple. at the same time, i want you to walk, walk, walk. get out and see the sights. at the same time, you're going to be exercising and get competitive about it. aim for 10,000 steps every single day. that's going to equate to five miles. so between the walking and the resistance bands, your weight and muscles will be fabulous. >> all right. linds
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lindsey, you got your walking orders. have a good day. let's move on to pam calling us from massachusetts. hi, pam, good morning. what's your question? >> hey, joy. i'm so happy to be on. i love all your segments. >> hi, pam. >> hey. so here's my question. i'm confused about the difference between wild salmon and farm salmon. wild salmon seems to be so much pricier. is it worth the money? >> you are exactly right. wild salmon is much more expensive but even with the higher price tag, wild salmon is definitely the better way to go. and here's why. from a health perspective wild salmon is lower in contaminants. it has more protein and delivers significantly more vitamin d. vitamin d is a nutrient we tend to sufficient in. it's also much better for the environment. so hands down the winner is wild salmon. but that being said, a lot of people can't afford it. and i get that. so if you can't afford wild
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salmon, please don't stop eating the farm-raised salmon because it has so much of those heart healthy omega 3 fats that that's going to outweigh the downside. you can remove some of the contaminants by discarding the skin because that's where the contaminants tend to really concentrate. or, pick up canned wild salmon. it's much more reasonable than the fillets and if it says wild oral has can on the label, as any brand of canned, it's perfect. >> and now e-mail question from diane in miami. she said, i read that pistachios are the healthiest nut but if they have the same calories as all the other nuts, why are they so much better for me? >> first, let me say that according to my kids, i am the healthiest nut, i'emphasis on n. i can't label pistachios as the healthiest nut because every single nut has a unique aspect. >> between your children, no favorites. >> you're right. but they have a lot going for them. first, it's the skinniest nut in
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town. you can have 30 pistachios for just 100 calories. i love the fact they have shells because you have to work for your food, savannah. it slows you down a bit. and they're also super rich in something called plant steriles which helps to lower our cholesterol. they are great. i'm not going to give them the label as the healthiest but they're fabulous and people should eat them. >> you've made a compelling case. >> coming from you that means a lot. >> thank you to all our callers. coming up next, elegant decorating for your next big summer party at basement bargains.
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this morning on "today's" home, summer party decorating, elegant entertaining at bargain prices. some of the items cost $5, 10s, as much as 15 times the low
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price look-alike. can you tell the difference? come on. play the game with me. chances are that neither can your guests, because we're going to play the high-low game with sabrina, host of "the high-low project" which premiers on august 1st. good morning. >> good morning. >> i love this game. i'm a bargain shopper. perfect for me. so we're talking about saving a lot of money on outdoor things. let's take a look first at our seating options here, these benches. in terms of high-low, this looks like cherry wood. it seems like it's got some fancy joists on it and this looks like teak which can be expensive as well. i'm guessing this is high, the cherry. >> no. >> no? >> and this is low? am i totally wrong? >> this is the high. >> wow. >> this is teak. that is eucalyptus. this is $2,000. that's $625. >> what? >> big difference. >> you fooled me already. we're talking about $1375 as a difference. you're saving a big chunk of change. >> this is going to last you a
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little bit longer, so it's more of an investment piece. more durable than the eucalyptus. >> both adorable. less look at these bistro tables. most have the beautiful mosaic tops. similar sizes. i'm guessing this one is going to be the high. >> you're right. >> and this is the low. >> this is the high. >> looks sturdier. >> they're individual glass tiles where this is ceramic and it's painted on. this is only $100 and this is $1500. >> oh, my gosh. >> $1500 that you're saving there. >> both great looks. >> great style. i would go or the run $ $100. >> they're both outdoors and they're going to take a beating. >> exactly. >> let's move on to the table top. you can have a elegant display. let's start off with the wine decante decanters. i have this one at home so i think this is crate and barrel. this is the cheap one. this is the low. >> you're right. >> this is the high, am i right? >> absolutely.
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>> it is crate and barrel, i think. >> yes. this is mouth blown glass. >> beautiful. >> a ll bit more elegant. if you're going to do something outdoors, this is dishwasher safe, go with the low. elegant parties, go with the high. >> okay. salad bowls over here. honestly, this is bigger. so i'm going to guess this one and it looks like a nombay. >> you're right. this is the high and that is the low. this is handcrafted metal. this is more durable. it's outdoors. you can get three of these for the price of one. so depending on how you serve, i would probably go with the low. >> when you're shopping for things to be outdoors anyways, really, take a look at what you're getting in terms of value. >> absolutely. >> okay. now, over here, these table top settings, absolutely identical, pact pra practically. it's hard to tell. the only reason i think i can kind of figure -- this one is ceramic and this is that melamine. >> yes, this is expensive. >> high. >> handpainted italian ceramic.
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this is melamine. what i love about melamine is it's durable. >> kids can use it. >> exactly. it's something you can keep outdoors and use it inside. the kids love to eat off of them. i would definitely go with the low for the outdoor party. >> the silverware is identical as well. >> pass pmass produced, this is imported from italy. >> huge difference there. per place setting that is going to add up, too. >> over here, let's look at our game sets. we've got first the bocci ball sets here. this has to be the more expensive one. that looks like heavier, more durable. >> you are good today. >> because i see it up close. people at home on their tvs don't know the difference. >> over here, croquet sets, as well. because it's got the nice fancy case is the expensive one. >> $1500. >> whoa! get out of here! >> you better love your croquet, mr. rocker.
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>> shut the front door. >> or the back door in the backyard. >> it's a limited edition. >> if you're really a croquet fan. >> and over here, corn hole. >> i'm guessing the yellow one is the expensive. >> wrong. this is the high. this is something that's more permanent. >> there you go. it's making a comeback. >> play it every day, al, corny. up, next
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good morning to you. it's 9:56 right now. a napa man is free on bail
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accused of molesting a girl during a camping trip. sheriff deputies say a family of five was sleeping in their tent at dillon beach and the girl woke up and a man was sleeping in her sleeping bag. they bound the man with plastic cable ties until deputies arrived. the suspect will be in court in august. a well known man says he's not guilty of swindling a family out of $1 million. carl miller says he didn't cheat 175 clients out of more than $1 million. miller allegedly spent the money on personal luxuries, including a $3 million home and a private jet and family vacations. he pleaded not guilty yesterday. his lawyers say he's working to make things right. let's get a check of the forecast right now with meteorologist christina loren. >> good morning to you.
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we have a gorgeous day before temperatures start climbing. tomorrow, a five degree jump. 65 degrees for today in san francisco. we still have pretty thick fog hanging around the city. 81 with sunshine in san jose. that goes for the rest of the south bay. as we head throughout the weekend, temperatures warm up into the90s. 92 on saturday. it's going to be a hot weekend. let's check the traffic with mike. it's horrible at 580 because of the accident around livermore accident forcing all of these folks to jam up here by the altamont pass. this is going to send a lot of folks through livermore trying to cut through there, know that you're going to see traffic for the next 45 minutes. slow past highway 84 and through palo alto. back to you. >> thank you very much. 9:58. for the latest traffic and news
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and hey, if you can't listen to grout, you can't truly know its wants...its needs...its dreams. ♪call 1-800-steemer. from nbc news, this is "today," with kathie lee gifford and hoda kotb. live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. hey, everybody, we're so delighted you're with us today, it's bze-day, tuesday, july 26th. yes, i am the same old kathie lee, but hoda is not here. look who is, bobby flay, came out of the kitchen just to hang and i'm so happy. >> so glad to be here. it's been 23 years since you and i have done television together. >> apparently, i was your first. >> yes, still are. >> was it good for you?
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>> first time i was ever on television was with you and regis, 23 years ago. >> and you were 23 at the time. >> exactly, i'm twice the man i was then. in age. >> what a -- i remember your mom had befriended regis somehow. >> you guys had done a show in the bahamas and regis said, we'll have him on, you son's a chef? so the producer called me -- >> gellman. >> yeah, gellman called and said, why don't you do the perfect potato salad, it was the middle of the summer. i was so shy. it was terrible. thank goodness tape doesn't last that long. >> now you're better at being adorable now. >> you're so nice. >> and look at the empire you've got now. you're on four different tv shows. >> on the food network. there's "barbeque addiction" and "iron chef america" and i have a show on the cooking channel called "brunch at bobby's."
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and giada and i are judges on the food network. >> and how many restaurants now? >> 11. i have lots of people that need to be fed. >> think about how many people you're employing. >> thank you. >> there are people in the world that are foodies, they are crazy people. one of them is christine, my beautiful friend and assistant. she came to pick me up this morning to go to work and she was decked out looking gorgeous and i go, oh, that's right, bobby flay is here. >> i've had such an amazing greeting. >> and you were hand-picked by our executive producer, jim mel. he's a foodie. you're not only a great food empire guy, he's got a part in the last season of "entourage." >> my character as bobby flay, has not actually appeared. the first, the first show of the last season was on sunday.
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and my story starts. but i have not actually appeared yet. which is the best acting i've ever done. >> we're allowed to say, are we allowed to give away a little bit of -- you're going to cause a little trouble in la la land. >> i cannot confirm or deny that i'm a candidate for mrs. arie's boyfriend. they broke up, you know, the mr. and mrs. >> i don't know why she stuck around so long. >> he's got a big agency. >> is that what they call it? how big is his agency? >> we'll find out in season eight. >> and you brought gifts today. >> i had to bring, one of my restaurants in new york city, is right up the block here. so i brought something from the lunch menu, which is a lobster club sandwich. >> i'm going to go there today since you mentioned it. now nobody is going to be able to get in. everybody is going to be call you to get in. >> and this is called ciopinno, a san francisco-style seafood
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stew, with tomatoes and garlic. >> a little like the boulabaisse. >> cold? >> you can have it cold. >> i just did. >> we are now serving our cioppino cold. >> you are a lobster girl. >> i am a seafood girl. >> and i also brought a cocktail. >> that's delicious. >> i also brought a cocktail. this is something -- >> it's booze-day tuesday. >> we celebrate, the great cuisines of america. different regions of america, cocktails as well. this is called a bronx cocktail. it's a martini with orange juice in with bitters and vermouth. >> cheers. >> i love this show! >> we have some fun around here. i didn't have a drink for two weeks, knowing i was going to be on this show.
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so i'm ready. >> i haven't had a drink for about two minutes. hoda is off to nashville, shooting a video about breast cancer survivors, she'll be back with us tomorrow. so thank you again for coming on. do you have any idea what a hot show you're on? it's unbelievable. >> you guys are unfire. >> everybody is talking about you. >> like who? >> like leno, letterman. my mother. >> last night? let's see what leno said last night, shall we? >> and a forklift apparently dropped more than $1 million worth of wine that was about to arrive in the united states. the whole thing fell. kathie lee and hoda, inconsolable. they may have to cancel the last hour of the "today show." >> here in new york state, i believe the first gay couple, it was elderly, two elderly gay homosexual women. first gay couple, old women have been together a long time. were married here in new york.
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so congratulations, once again to hoda and kathie lee. >> i don't mind the gay part, but the elderly? oh my gosh. >> this wine thing is for you guys, is taking off. the food network has actually started their own wine label called entwined. you guys should have the klg&hoda wine label. >> you be my manager. my dad always said, find out something you love to do and figure out a way to get paid for it. >> slap your name on a good bottle of wine and it will sell. >> you followed your passion. you were 17 years old when your dad helped you get a job at joe allen's famous pub. >> i dropped out of high school. i'm a high school dropout. >> good for you, i'm a college drop-out. if you know what you want to do and you have a chance to start doing that, it's all about that. >> you're giving me way too much credit. i had no idea what i wanted to do. i got lucky, because my dad gave me a job in a restaurant. about six months into it i was
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like, wow, i really like this. >> had you ever cooked before? >> a little bit at home with my mom. but nothing -- today's kiz have such an advantage. over when we were younger, as far as food is concerned, there's so much great food to watch. the food network has changed a lot of that. >> of course. >> i went to work and about six months later i decided i really liked it. and i then had to go and get my equivalency diploma. my g.e.d. because, to go to culinary school. and then i went to culinary school. for the french culinary institute right here in new york. i was in the very first class of the school. i worked around in different restaurants in new york. >> i tell everybody that. what my dad said, though, because it's true. just do get a job to just work. isn't confucious who said, lucky is the man who loves what he does so much he never has to work. >> you know people learn differently. i think now we're starting to see that education has changed a lot. >> it's not just in a classroom. >> it's not just math and
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english. >> you know what we're going to learn today, there is a girl whose name is restaurant girl, her name is danielle freeman. she's a restaurant critic. and she says, try this, traveling the globe without leaving the table. you can learn so much about your date, she says, at the dinner table. >> i think it's true. first of all, i think her book is really interesting. because she's right. you really learn about the culture of people by eating their food. whenever i go somewhere, to greece or another country or another part of america, i always eat the local cuisine. because i really learn about the people. what she's saying is you can also learn about the person right next to you. >> and the potential for a good relationship. >> exactly. i know. >> i think dating, taking people to dinner is really important. >> and people don't do that any more. they all go in clumps, like packs, wolfpacks. she says, if your date -- you took your wife to dinner for the first time -- >> my wife stephanie told me, she was 26 when i first asked her out. she said that i was the first guy that actually asked her out
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on a formal date. like that had a plan. and i was like, really? because she's gorgeous and she's smart and she's a catch. thank goodness. but you know, she said, i was the first person who really actually asked her out on an official date. >> what did you learn about her over that meal? >> i learned that she loved to eat. and so -- and no, that was a great thing for me. >> she's not one of those little bird things. >> no. >> that's just watching every bite to make you think she's like an uber-model. >> no, as a chef, i want my wife to be somebody who is really into food. i always say, my wife has the greatest appetite in the world. she loves to eat. >> she doesn't look it at all. >> she works out like crazy. >> well, danielle says if you -- if you want to see if a guy is good under the covers -- >> right, it depends on what they order. >> yeah. >> well, what do you order in a restaurant? >> well obviously i know something along the lines of, if
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you order chicken a lot, then you're kind of sort of boring and -- predictable, i guess? >> predictable. >> what happenes if you order sea urchin? >> i guess you get a surprise. >> and she says, how you order your steak. if you order your steak very rare, that means that you're looking for excitement and you're not going to stay long. >> even if you have a big agency? >> the big agency, you get whatever you want. >> apparently today's tuesday, we have tuesday's trends, one of our interns is named ben. this, we saw a lot of this in montreal. hey, ben, it's the men are wearing their pants now sort of cuffed. now, i would, what do you think, bobby? what do you think? >> i'm so bad on trends, i'm always the last person on trends, i think he looks really good. first of all, he's a handsome guy, so he looks, period. and i love the fact that your socks actually match your shirt. >> look at that. >> but in montreal, what we saw a lot, excuse me, ben.
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excuse me, is, men wearing them capri style. >> i'm not into that. >> and that looks a little bit like you're on the good ship lollypop, doesn't it? >> i'm not going for that. >> not my thing. >> thanks, ben, you're very cute. very cute. what do you order in a -- never mind. >> we are going to have a lot of fun today. up next, natalie cole and greg allman, they're pairing up for a big performance and later on, our sara haines heads out to the big city for a taste of the beach. booking a flight by itself is an uh-oh. see if we can "stitch" together a better deal. that's a hint, antoine. ooh! see what anandra did? booking your flight and hotel at the same time gets you prices hotels and airlines won't let expedia show separately. book it. major wow factor!
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transplant, just about a year ago? >> a year and a month. was that the kidney? >> i was the kidney and he was the liver. that is rough surgery, isn't it? >> yeah. >> and you're not feeling 100% today. so we're going to be very kind to you and merciful to you today. >> thank you very much. >> what did you guys want to talk about. is getting over the stigma of hepatitis c. >> for years and years, everybody thought that hepp c was caused by drugs, if you were on heroin or something. and that is one of the causes. but now we find that you know, tattoos, i mean even yesterday it was announced you could even step on a rusty nail. >> there is a list. >> over three million people are living with this disease that they know about that are afraid to get treated. >> there's millions walking about that they don't know about. >> it can be decades. >> mine was dormant in my body
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for over 20 years. >> and greg, you didn't want to have treatment for a while. were you sort of in denial about it? or what was your story? >> i -- the treatment is pretty rough. but then the virus is pretty rough. but i was diagnosed in 1999. but they said, man, you've had this for a long time. >> and it's been wreaking havoc. >> and it still took 11 years for him to get the transplant. we're here to just really push, push, push, and encourage people to get treated. >> and educate them. >> absolutely. there are options, go to your doctor. this is a campaign called tune in to hep c. our stories are on the website, tuneintohepc.com. >> and tell everybody where you're going to perform? >> at the beacon theater here in new york. >> what time, bobby? >> i don't know, all night long.
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time now for sara in the city. >> and from what i understand, it's been the lovely sara haines tries her hand at different jobs around the city. >> she goes to the world-famous coney island to see if she has what it takes to entertain a carnival crowd. >> i took my best shot at feeding and entertaining brooklyn's summer beach crowd. >> today i'm at coney island for my first time ever and i'm like a kid in a candy store. or actually a sweet shop. i'm going to learn how to make a funnel cake, cotton candy and as we all know, i'm awful in the kitchen. i'm sara. >> i'm deno. >> what are we going to learn how to do?
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>> make funnel cakes, fried oreos and cotton candy. >> oreos. that just looks funky. >> there you go. >> oh, my gosh, it's a floater. how much do these sell for? >> $6. >> that's fat-fried deliciousness. >> perfect. >> i'm master of the funnel cake. moving on to the fried oreo, hello deliciousness. >> put the oreo in the batter. >> you have me at oreo. >> and sugar them up. >> sugar on everything. >> this is death by coney island right now. >> oh yeah. >> oh, my god. now cotton candy. we're spinning. >> spinning, spinning, aww slam
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this machine is out of control! spin, spin, i made a hat. the best hat you've ever had. check it out, best cotton candy,or. ma'am, would you like a flamingo cotton candy with a hat? no? she was going to buy it. this is like a royal wedding hat. special price, flamingo cotton candy. next up is games. i won't be needing these any more. i'll take a fried oreo to go. what do i need to do first? >> first thing is the microphone. >> yeah, i feel like britney spears. ♪ oops, i did it again >> who wants to play the gun game. that doesn't sound right. $2 to play, $2 to win. who wants to play with guns? oh, that's not right, either. you, too, could be the orriner of this beautiful orange -- no? are you ignoring me? yeah, that's what just happened.
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aim, go! go, go, go! who woman? that little dude won? this game is rigged! $2, you got this, this is easy. a winner! oh, you got one! which one do you want here? the purple one? work hard, play hard. everyone knows i'm an adrenaline junkie. so it's time for some rides. ♪ ♪ [ screaming ] [ screaming ] >> that was a big rush. and only slightly higher than the ride we rode earlier in the kiddie park. >> so don't go to any of bobby's
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restaurants before you go to coney island, because you will lose it. >> we made the mistake of eating a nathan's hotdog before we did that. and matt talked a big game. >> he always does. >> he said, i love roller coasters. look at him. this is fear. his last name is greenfield and his face was turning shades of green. >> i don't like rides like that at all. >> afterdy it, i thought it looked better from the ground. it was a lot of fun. >> and you brought us a funnel cake? >> i did. i have to say because it looks so beautiful, that you can tell i did not make this. >> have you ever made a funnel cake, bobby? >> i don't think i've ever made a funnel cake. >> i'm sorry, did i make a funnel cake for bobby? >> next, we're talking about summer hairstyles. yeah. little dash of nutmeg too. wonderful spice... nutmeg is. as spices go, i find nutmeg to be underutilized.
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welcome back. tuesday morning to you.
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temperatures climbing into the 60s everywhere except san francisco. cloud cover hugging the coast. 65 degrees later on today. tomorrow, warming up to 70 in the city. warmer for you tomorrow. 70, meanwhile n. oakland. 80 in san jose and 85 in gilroy. we continue to climb in temperature all the way through friday, up to 95 degrees and we level off saturday through monday. let's check your drive with mike. >> christina, it's kind of holding steady. it's not a good thing for livermore. the earlier accident and cleanup continue. it's jammed up because cleanup of the oil is in the middle lanes. still a 48-minute drive. that's five minutes better than before. mild improvement over the last 30 minutes. industrial, the accident there, southbound 880, had things jammed up to about the bridge and now cleared after that accident and ten minutes. lighter flow on that side of the bay. 101, an accident approaching san mateo, a couple of lanes blocked. a car fire reported.
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no one was injured, as far as i can tell. a lot of activity over the next 30 minutes. >> all right. thank you very much. for the latest traffic and news updates, check out nbc bay area morning news on facebook. eell us tomorrow at .4:30 y a 5:00 a.m. ♪ ♪ we're back on this booze-day, tuesday, and filling in for hoda, who is doing a special in nashville today, is the one and only celebrity chef, bobby flay. bobby, i don't know about you, but does it seem like there's a booty fascination around the world today? >> well, since the royal wedding, kate's sister pippa is getting a lot of attention for her rear. >> before she took off for nationals, hoda took a look at why everyone is so obsessed.
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♪ >> the booty is back and while this trend comes and goes, some celebrities are shaking and flaunting their behinds like never before. >> men and women have a very big fascination with your tush. >> i don't mind the fascination, it's all good. >> kim kardashian, voted the top of the celeb bottom, wants everyone to know her caboose is 100% real. even the prim and proper pippa middleton is getting attention for her derriere. this page has nearly 240,000 likes. wait a minute. that's 20,000 more fans than our facebook page. so, what's with this backside fascination? >> what's really in fashion now is a very nice full, round and natural look. and that's, that's very
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pleasing. >> and if you want that perfect posterier, there are plenty of ways to get it. >> body contouring is much more popular now than it's ever been and nationally we've seen about a 14% increase in requests and in surgeries completed for this type of procedure. >> surgery isn't for you? well, how about some simple styling tricks. this store in l.a. just installed booty cameras in the dressing rooms to give shoppers a better view of their behind. we even jumped on this trend and told you about a new product that makes your tush look toned. >> these are panties with built-in cheeks. so if you already covet your caboose, don't be afraid to jump on this train. >> i've spent my entire life try doing get rid of it. here to talk about today's booty fascination trend are lifestyle contributor cindy levy, "glamour" magazine's editor in chief, as well as joel levy,
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editor of "maxim" magazine. good do see you. is this a new phenomenon, all through history, art has represented women in various stages of skinny or big. and it seems like big was in more often. >> that's definitely true, it was something that was associated with fertility and with wealth. but for a while there we were basically looking at waists. >> straight up and down. twiggy. >> exactly. and now we're seeing "mad men" the return to hourglass shapes. >> kim kardashian. >> and for girl who is grew up trying to tie the sweatshirt around the waist to hide the big butt, this is kind of freeing. >> what do your readers tell you at maxim? >> they love it. in all honesty, what's not to love. we're talking about a woman's body, real women's bodies as well. and that's a great thing. when you have a kim kardashian, who admittedly is spectacular-looking, but shapely, round. >> she's a woman, there's no
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doubt about that. >> absolutely. my mom always said, men like a little meat on the bones. >> and there are reasons, cindy was was saying, the hip-to-waist ratio is programmed in the caveman brain. it means fertility. >> i think the bad economy has something to did with it. think about it, in the restaurant business people start going to comfort food. and they want a little more to cuddle with in the bad economy. so you know, i think of everything, food. >> and you're saying there's comfort food and there's comfort booty? >> correct. >> a little more booty makes it a little more comfortable. >> there was a big survey that came out that said men, a high percentage of men would break up with their girlfriend or divorce their wives if their wives got fat. now that's the word they used for that. so we're talking about the difference between being fit and having something to hang on to as opposed to -- >> absolutely. you're now seeing women going to
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extreme measures to get that. the taped piece we just saw mentions surgery. that's still pretty rare. but more common, excuse me, joel, if i may -- joel is wearing push-up panties today. we've all seen for decades, push-up bras, and now they're selling at victoria's secret, frederick's of hollywood. >> no one thinks through that. say this is true. you've gotten to the point in the relationship where those are about to hit the floor. the magic is gone. where you see, you're wearing the booty panties. >> that's when somebody should say, i'd like to put on something a little more comfortable. >> you don't want to be discovered wearing this. >> some do, i hear. your wife does. >> my wife stephanie says she dresses for women all the time. she'll say to me, i'm wearing something a little bit trendy and you're probably not going to love this. but i'm dressing to other women. i want a little bit of hate on the streets. >> you know, you learn something new every day. >> thanks so much. >> levy and levy.
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>> thank you, chef, yes, it is, but it's a great way to enjoy it. in my house, we always have the fingers in the jar. >> this is very crisp, too. >> that's good. >> a frozen hors d'oeuvres. it's got a wonderful earthy truffle. this is one of the award winners in the frozen food category. >> this is people come over unexpected -- >> oh, my gosh. >> a step up from the price club hors d'oeuvres. if you're going to have a frozen hors d'oeuvres, i want it to be good. this is from cypress grove, chevre cheese, goat cheese. >> goat cheese is not new. they've renamed their cheeses purple haze. herbs for humboldt county. starch and pepper. i think they're targeting the
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50-plus lactose intolerant. it's part of the trendal and you'll see it also now in the dessert topping. this is the happy goat carmel with goat's milk in the dessert. >> this is carjeta, it's called. >> this is coming from goat's cheese. this is up in vermont, the little package, fat toad farm. the great little gift package. last year when i was here, we had potato chips. we had chips, chips. this year, popcorn is the new snack. >> you quick, smell that, bobby, it's a bourbon-smoked sugar. isn't that great?
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>> another of the trends, japanese flavored. this is a gummy panda citrus from a 100-year-old cup in st. louis. they're getting in on the bandwagon and getting into the japanese flavor. >> gummies with sophisticated flavors. >> that's really fun. >> really quickly, we want to know where our condiments come from. this comes from west virginia, all hand-made batches by the same family. big award winners. >> they are hot mustards. pickles there for you. reusable glassware and finally the big winner, the sour cherry cheesecake. >> the number one condiment? >> from the gracious gourmet, spiced cherry spread. great as a sweet or a favorite. >> and you could make a nice vinaigrette out of it as well.
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your hair up. it's perfect for putting your hair up. cally is sporting a '40s inspired hair do. without the big booty. >> it just dress it up with a nice orchid, right? >> it softens it. because that's a harsh line. >> but it's great with textured hair. you can get, kinky texture has so much versatility. it molds into any shape. so there are shapes you can really go for. >> kali. and who is this beautiful vision? >> this is myia. it's a grecian-inspired look. and it's simply with curly hair, you can just let it air dry in the summer, that's what you're going to do in the summer, anyway. >> and they have so many wonderful things now. >> a woman who has a beautiful face, when you put their hair
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up, it just accentuates it even more. >> and you go right to the eyes and lips. >> and what's great are the simple bands and all of these accessories that you can find at any walgreen's or target. >> beautiful. >> and tatiana is here. >> she's got wavy hair. of course, it's just like simply kind of use a little medium-curling iron, accentuate what you have. add a little fullness on top and you've dressed up a little simple ponytail. >> and you did what we did, you build it up a little in the front. >> not everybody looks good with just slicked flat hair. >> it doesn't frame the phase. >> it's not quite the snooki. >> and you wrap the only hair around the -- it's simple to do. tatiana would look good, anyway, hate you very much. and i love this.
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>> this is a straight texture that gets generally kind of flat in the summertime. so why not after like a few days, if you don't, you're not trying to get volume in all of this humidity, add a couple of braids. >> are these your own braids? >> yes. >> you can buy them, too, braids as well. >> i don't know if we can see this, it's beautiful. you just add a few braids. >> it's gorgeous. >> and can she do it herself? >> you can put in a few braids on top and just kind of scoop the back up in any old way. it's about a very disheveled look. >> up next, giada's in the house. and we're going to have a judge with the iron chef himself. it will be a showdown with giada.
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it's time for cooking with "today" contributor and chef and
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all-around great gal, giada, whose favorite thing to do when it heat up is throw a pool party. >> why not. >> if you're going to invite friends, you have to feed them. giada, tell us what you're making today. >> we need to let bobby talk. we're starting with ricotta, pinenut and olive spread which is easy to make and quite quick. so a little bit of ricotta cheese. >> ricotta has become like the trendy cheese. >> i love to hear people say it. >> actually i have to say that years and years ago -- >> i want an italian lesson right now. >> it's ricotta. >> it's like the polite way of saying it. so anyway, a little bit of olive oil. >> just a few ingredients, very
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easy. >> and put this on and -- let me start it up. pulse. all the way. >> first of all, pinenuts, the other one is, what do they call them? what's the other name for pinenuts? >> pignolis. >> love them. >> it ends up looking like this. >> i totally love this. >> grab one. >> you just serve it on endive, so it's really healthy. >> my producer, she didn't know what endive were. >> it's endive. just saying. >> oh, my goodness. it's like cauliflower, anne was like, is that how you say it? >> so, anyway -- what i'm going to say about the endive, is they don't have a lot of flavor to them, so perfect just to put the food in it. >> yes, endive has very little flavor to it. >> and low-cal for you. >> thanks, little barbie.
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>> i thought it was going to be a smackdown. it's going to be between you and me, barbie doll. >> it always is. >> pasta. >> anybody can cook pasta. >> i make this lemon penne, toasted because i toasted some butter. back up, bobby. >> brown butter. >> i toasted some butter. about half a stick of butter. add the pasta in there, oh, god. throw everything in. bobby, go. arugula, parmesan cheese, lemon vinaigrette. >> and then i made this great beverage. >> you purree all of these different fruits, simple syrup and add some prosecco. >> i want the big people one. >> oh, we don't have to rush at all. isn't that funny, we got here to the alcohol and have a moment or
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two. >> and sara, which one do you want? >> any one, there's alcohol in all of them, right? >> i think there's a couple that don't. i definitely want alcohol in mine. and bobby is going to make a fresh one for himself. >> and the crew. i'm taking care of the boys. >> may a take a moment to thank you, bobby. here for bobby flay day and new mom denise richards is going to be here and jordan sparks and what the what? have a great booze-day tuesday, everybody and you know what the good news is? tomorrow is wines-day! >> here's to that! >> we'll see you all tomorrow!
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